Robert Ray Clewis

Robert Ray Clewis

1941-2017

Robert Ray Clewis, 76, of West Tawakoni, went to be with his Lord and Savior Nov. 2, 2017, in Richardson. Graveside services celebrating his life were held Tuesday, Nov. 7 at DFW National Cemetery under the direction of Ingram Funeral Home in Quinlan.

He was born Aug. 16, 1941, in Lubbock. He is the son of the late Clarence Ray Clewis and Polly Moore Clewis. He moved to Dallas at an early age. He graduated from Bryan Adams High School in 1960 and joined the navy. After his discharge from the navy he went back to school at North Texas, met and married Shirley Ann Marlow and they had two children, Denise and Michael.

In 2005 he revisited with his high school friend Sandy and they were married Sept. 21, 2006. They enjoyed traveling to Branson every year.

L. A. Samples is a dear friend that Robert grew up with, and they remained best buddies throughout the years.

He was a quiet man and a hardworking, loving husband and father with many loyal friends. He was an avid deer hunter and loved going to his deer lease.

He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Joe Clewis.

He is loved and will be missed by his wife, Sandy; son, Michael Clewis and wife, Shelly of Houston; daughter, Denise and husband, Sean Kelly of Dallas; sister-in-law, Becky Clewis of Mesquite; grandchildren, Jacinda Clewis and Colin Clewis.