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Lewis Franklin Luthy, 91, of Phillipsburg, died Monday, May 30, 2022, in Lebanon South Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Lebanon.

He was born Nov. 9, 1930, in Springfield, Mo. to Richard B. and Nellie M. Lang Luthy.

On Aug. 12, 1955, he married Jeroline Fay Barnett and they shared 56 years together.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Lynn F. Luthy; three brothers, Tom, Richard and Bobby; and three sisters, Juanita, Gracie, and Clara.

Lewis was raised in the Lebanon area. He was a Korean War veteran having served from 1950-1953 in the United States Army. He then joined the United States Air Force and served until retiring in June of 1973. He returned to the Lebanon area and built a home for his family where he was born and raised. He worked at the Coca-Cola Bottling Plant until 1980, and then was a civil service employee at Fort Leonard Wood for several years. He retired and became a handy man for the Lebanon area, and also farmed with his brother, where they had cattle and pigs and cut and hauled hay. He and Jeroline enjoyed to the Korean reunions every summer and visited several different states. Lewis and Jeroline liked going to the Hughes Senior Citizens Center where they loved to dance, and Lewis liked fishing and camping. He particularly liked fishing with his brother, Tom. He also enjoyed going to jam sessions at Preston’s house.

He had made a profession of faith and was a member of Washington Christian Church.

Survivors include his wife Jeroline of the home near Lebanon; a daughter, Linda Powers and her husband Larry of Waynesville; two granddaughters, Amy and Heather Devore; a grandson, Nathaniel Powers and his wife Jessica of RAF Laken Heath AFB, England; a step-granddaughter, Tammy Bone and her husband Richie; a brother, Preston Luthy and his wife Shirley of Lebanon; a step-grandson, Brian Powers; a great-granddaughter, Scarlett Jean; three great-grandsons, Jake, Kevin, and Caleb; a great step-grandson, Josh; several nieces and nephews; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Lewis Franklin Luthy will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at the Holman-Howe Funeral Home in Lebanon. Burial will be in Mount Rose Memorial Park, under the direction of Holman-Howe Funeral Home of Lebanon. Visitation will be from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, in the Holman-Howe Funeral Home. A memorial has been established for Phoenix Hospice and contributions may be made through the funeral home. For more information or to view or sign the online memorial visit