Lewis 'Louie' Medley Mountain Grove, Missouri Obituary

Lewis 'Louie' Medley

Lewis Herbert Louie Medley, son of the late Herbert Medley Sr., Ruby Sullivan and Lawrence Sullivan, was born on September 29, 1959 at Travis Airforce Base, California, and departed this life on January 14, 2017 near St. Louis, Missouri. He was 57 years, 3 months, and 16 days of age. Louie grew up and attended school in Granite City, Illinois. He was united in marriage to Joyce George on April 19, 1986 in Cahokia, Illinois. They made their home in Mountain Grove, Missouri. Louie worked in his younger years with his grandparents carnival. He was a truck driver, delivering gas and also worked as a bus driver. While living in Texas, Louie worked in the oil fields for about 2 years. Louie enjoyed bowling, fishing, camping, hiking, hunting, reading, playing softball, and cooking BBQ for family and friends. Louie was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle, and friend. He was best known as Big Louie. Besides his parents, Louie was preceded in death by two sisters: Mickie Medley and Valencia Medley; mother-in-law: Nancy George; and a sister-in-law: Anita (George) Bender. Louie is survived by his wife: Joyce Medley of the home; one daughter: Shawna Medley of Mountain Grove; granddaughter: Adrienne Hurst; two brothers: David Medley of Granite City, Illinois and Herbert Medley Jr. and wife, Beverly, of St. Louis, Missouri; two sisters: Linda Beal and husband, John, of Mountain Grove and Vicki Bender of Desloge, Missouri; many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and family; and many adopted children and adopted brothers and sisters who will greatly miss him. Visitation: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM in the Craig-Hurtt Chapel Funeral Service: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 2:00 PM in the Craig-Hurtt Chapel Memorial Contributions: Donor's choice c/o the funeral home
September 29, 1959 - January 14, 201709/29/195901/14/2017
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Julie Dawson
January 26, 2017
To the whole family i know so many of you. i am so sorry.the girls send hugs they loved louie best bus driver ever. Never knew a strange.prayers that the lord wrap his loving and comforting arms around all of you in your time of need. i am here if you need me.
January 25, 2017
I was saddened to hear of the passing of Louie. He was a great guy, always fun to visit with. Prayers for the family!
Tom and willie barnett
January 25, 2017
Nelson and Vicki Culpepper and Robert Russell
January 23, 2017
LaWanda Branson
January 23, 2017
Prayers go out to Joyce, Shawna and her daughter for the loss of a great man. Louie has touch so many hearts with his kindness. He has help teach my boys so many thing from the time they were little one. Louie was a awesome baby sitter for Kyle. We will miss him.
Connie & Johnny
January 22, 2017
In our thoughts and prayers.
Daisies was posted for Lewis 'Louie' Medley.
Sherri Brewer
January 21, 2017
Louie will be missed by me and his friends. Praying for you, joyce, and your family.
Donna George
January 21, 2017
Love you. Know that I am thinking of you and sorry about your loss. You are in my prayers.
Roses was posted for Lewis 'Louie' Medley.
Brenda Pelfrey
January 20, 2017
Good night Louie. Vic, Linda, Bubby and all the girls: My heart is breaking for you.
Tinette Medley
January 18, 2017
Joyce, Shawn, David and family

No words can express the sadness and sympathy I have for your family. You all are in my prayers.

Love Tinette and Lucy Medley