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Lewis Walker Farris

December 30, 1933 — April 6, 2022

Lewis Walker Farris, 88, long-time resident of Nashville, died Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at NHC Maury Regional Transitional Care. Funeral services for Mr. Farris will be conducted Monday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Barry Farris officiating. Burial will follow in Delk Cemetery in Kettle Mills. The family will visit with friends Monday from 12:00 P.M. until service time at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials to Delk Cemetery, c/o Jason Delk, 4755 Kettle Mills Road, Williamsport, TN 38487. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com. Born December 30, 1933 in Maury County, Lewis was the son of the late John Kenneth Farris and the late Lois Mai Patton Farris. During his career he worked as a comptroller for Rieth-Riley Road Construction for 15 years, and then opened his own Construction Company. He was self-employed for over 42 years with several business ventures. He loved fishing with his father on the Duck River during his childhood years and loved to fish and camp most of his life. He is survived by his son, Garry Farris (Karen Ingram) of Nashville; daughter, Cathy Farris (Mark) Richards of Columbia; sister, Angie (Robert) Young of Decatur, Alabama; grandchildren, Megan Farris, Ashley Hambrick, Daniel (Shea) Richards; great grandchildren, Ava Hambrick, Lucas Farris, Rolen Richards; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Neda Dickey, and brother-in-law, Gene Dickey. Active pallbearers will be Matthew Young, Bob Young, Daniel Richards, Mark Richards, and Steve Dickey. The family would like to express a special thanks to the nurses and staff of Morning Pointe, NHC Columbia, and Hospice Compassus for their care and compassion during this difficult time.

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Monday, April 11, 2022

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home

320 West 7th Street, Columbia, TN 38401

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Monday, April 11, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home

320 West 7th Street, Columbia, TN 38401

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