William “Bill” Henry Lewis age 74 of Plymouth, Illinois, passed away peacefully in his sleep on October 8, 2020, at OSF Hospital in Peoria, Illinois.
Bill was born on December 22, 1945, in Bushnell, Illinois, to Robert and Mary (Cheeseman) Lewis.
He graduated from Bushnell High School and worked for the Housing Authority of McDonough County for many years.
He married Sharon Kay (Cavett) Twidwell on July 4, 2008. He said that was a good day to give up his independence.
He is survived by his wife, Kay; 2 sons, William G. Lewis, Lebanon, Missouri and Brian Lewis of Quincy, Illinois; 1 daughter, Kelly Twidwell, East Moline, Illinois; 1 brother, Lee (Jeanie) Lewis of Florida and 1 sister, Mary Francis Woods (Rick) Russellville, KY; 7 grandchildren, Samantha (Tyrell) Lightle, Jessica Steinkruger, Clinton Lewis, Abigail Lewis, Kolten Lewis, Lucas Lewis, Quinten Twidwell. and 10 great grandchildren whom he loved dearly. Bill was preceded in death by his parents; 1 daughter, Michelle; 1 brother, Robert and 1 sister, Nancy Hopkins (Richard).
He was an avid pool player and had many trophies from his wins. He also loved to go camping and fishing with his wife and extended family at Rend Lake. Bill was one to always give and even in death he chose to be an organ donor.
Friends may view and sign the registry at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester starting at 8:30 am Wednesday, October 14, 2020. The family will meet with friends at the funeral home from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Cremation will take place after visitation. Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences to the family can be expressed to www.jonesmortuaryfh.com
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