1934 Lewis 2019

Lewis E. Kitson

August 9, 1934 — July 16, 2019

Lewis Edward Kitson, of Peculiar, Missouri was born August 9, 1934 the oldest of 6 boys to James Harold and Georgia Doris (Snowden) Kitson. He passed peacefully on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Wilshire of Lakewood, Lee’s Summit, Missouri at the age of 84 years, 11 months and 7 days.

On September 10, 1955, Lewis was united in marriage to Arlene Ann Davis. To this union 8 children were born.

Lewis served in the Navy during the Korean Conflict and was Honorably Discharged. He worked for the Government Civil Service in many capacities and places before retiring. Lewis and Arlene moved to Missouri with his employment in 1970. They chose Peculiar Missouri as their home because they liked the name Lewis joined the Ararat Shrine in the 70’s and was an active member until he began scaling back in 2016. He was a member of the Oak Grove Seventh Day Adventist Church.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Arlene Kitson on October 28, 2011.

Lewis is survived by his children Glenda Kitson, Gale Garten & husband Mark, Gerry Hammack & husband Marc, James Kitson & Marilyn, Michael Kitson & wife Linda, Georgia Cambridge & husband Derek, Steven Kitson & wife Nancy, and Ginger Doll; 21 grandchildren, Bryan, Bradley, Alisha, Phillip, Lynnette, Jennifer, Nathan, Jon, Angela, Sara, Amanda, Abby, Amy, Lauren, Ronnie, Lonnie, Sara, Kara, Justin, Jessica, and Jason; and 39 great-grandchildren; five brothers, Clair Kitson and wife Barbara, Lyle Kitson and wife Karin, Leonard Kitson and wife Judy, Larry Kitson and wife Lynn and LD Kitson; other relatives and many friends.


Cremation. A Celebration Of Life Service was held Saturday, August 10, 2019 at the Oak Grove Seventh Day Adventist Church.

The family received friends Saturday, August 10, 2019 at the church.

Family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital or to the American Cancer Society.
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Celebration of Life Gathering

Saturday, August 10, 2019

2:30 - 3:00pm (Eastern time)

Seventh Day Adventist Church

906 S Broadway, Oak Grove, MO 64075

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Celebration of Life Service

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Starts at 3:00pm (Eastern time)

Seventh Day Adventist Church

906 S Broadway, Oak Grove, MO 64075

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