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In Memory of

William Lewis Stiles

August 12, 1939 - January 28, 2018

Obituary


William Lewis Stiles was 78 years young when he went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on January 29, 2018.
When Lewis was a young man he went into the army where he became an expert gunner. After returning home he settled down to start his life's journey. In 1978, his work brought him and his wife Carol to Conroe, Texas. They were married for 51 years. Lewis retired from Texas Eastern Pipeline after twenty years and then went on for ten more years at Enron where he was a...

William Lewis Stiles was 78 years young when he went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on January 29, 2018.
When Lewis was a young man he went into the army where he became an expert gunner. After returning home he settled down to start his life's journey. In 1978, his work brought him and his wife Carol to Conroe, Texas. They were married for 51 years. Lewis retired from Texas Eastern Pipeline after twenty years and then went on for ten more years at Enron where he was a Senior Document Specialist
Lewis was born at home in a small town of Hedley, Texas on August 12, 1939. Being the tenth child born in his family, he had a great family to grow up with. Always very happy to have family reunions, which he dearly loved.
Lewis was preceded in death by his father Jessie Franklin Stiles, mother Ruth B. Stewart Stiles, six sisters and three brothers. Just beyond the stars in heaven Lewis awaits the glorious day when his wife Carol Simmons Stiles, daughter Lisa and husband Danny Williams of Conroe, TX, son Lewis of Conroe, TX, daughter Teresa and husband Bill McCabe of Clemson South Carolina, daughter Tanya Stiles of Austin, TX, Six grandchildren Lauren, Justin, Amanda, Alyssa , Luis, Mikayla and one great grandchild Abigail. Lewis had special memories and a place in his heart for his family, which he dearly loved. Lewis felt very blessed when his Granddaughter Mikayla, being premature, choose his sixtieth birthday to be born.
Lewis had many talents and hobbies which were wood working, ancestry researching, writing poems and songs. One of his songs East of West Berlin , which went on to make a hit song in which Stone Wall Jackson recorded. Lewis would tell Carol "if he hadn't of sold his rights away to it for fifty dollars we would be sitting in tall cotton". Once he built a pontoon boat in his driveway. Lewis loved animals and would say "Carol if we had a home out in the country we would take them all in". Lewis left behind his Chihuahua Petty to take care of Carol.
Lewis had so many health issues that he wasn't able to donate to another. He always said give me flowers now, not when I'm gone.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 10:00am in Cashner Colonial Chapel with Bro. Merle Blado officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Garden Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Montgomery County Animal Shelter