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Lewis Larry Stovall

June 15, 1931 –
 June 23, 2022

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Lewis Larry Stovall was born on June 15, 1931 in Fort Worth, Texas.  He died shortly after his 91st birthday on June 23, 2022.  He graduated from Texas School for the Deaf in Austin, Texas.  The school was founded in 1856 and is the oldest continuously operating public school in Texas.  He was among an elite group named to their Hall of Fame.  The Dallas Cowboys, University of Texas Longhorns, and Texas Rangers were his favorite teams.

A Celebration of his Life will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. in the main sanctuary at Hope Fellowship, 9950 Rolater Rd., Frisco, TX 75035 with a reception in the northeast hall afterward until 12:30 p.m.

He was predeceased by his parents Lawrence and Lelia Stovall, his wife, Joan Stovall, and his son, Sonny Stovall.  He leaves behind his brothers, Philip and Jimmy Stovall, and sister, Beverly Smith.

Survived by his daughters, Cindy Wolf (husband Bob), Lisa Preston, Sheri Stearns (husband Mark), and step-daughter, Cindy Ledford (husband Roger), grandchildren, Kristopher Keith, Kory Keith, Kerry Keith, John Preston, Alex Preston, Conner Preston, Ryan Christianson, and Amanda Christianson.  His step-grandchildren, Racheal Wilson, Josh Taylor, Dora England, Charles Taylor, great-grandchildren, Emily Keith, Kristopher Keith, Jr., Cooper Preston, Audrey Preston, Evelyn Keith, Kameron Keith, and Alex Keith, and 9 step-great-grandchildren.

The family would like to give special thanks to his caregivers, Rose and Emma.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made in his honor to Texas School for the Deaf, 1102 S. Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78704 or by calling 512-256-4343 or the Deaf Action Center in Dallas to the following link:

https://secure.givelively.org/donate/deaf-action-center. Guests may select the “Dedicate this Gift” option and choose “In Memory of” and enter Lewis Stovall’s name.

 

One Thought on Lewis Larry Stovall
    Claire Bugen
    5 Jul 2022
    2:31pm

    To the family of Lewis,
    We were saddened to learn of Lewis’s passing.We at Texas School for the Deaf were happy to have played an important role in Lewis’s life and his TSDAA Hall of Fame recognition for sports is still proudly displayed in our museum. Thank you for considering gifts in his honor to Texas School for the Deaf.
    Sincerely,
    Claire Bugen, Superintendent

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