Meet the People of Benton County - JR Lewis

By: 
Benton County Enterprise Staff
 
NAME: JR Lewis
 
BIRTHPLACE: Sedalia
 
YEARS IN BENTON COUNTY: 10 years
 
FAMILY: Wife, Cheryl; 1 son, Brad; 1 daughter, Amber; 3 grand daughters
 
THE BEST THING ABOUT LIVING IN BENTON COUNTY IS: It's laid back
 
OCCUPATION: Mechanic/Welder at Benton County Tire
 
WHAT I WANTED TO BE WHEN I GREW UP: I just wanted to work on cars and trucks
 
FIRST JOB: Mechanic at a truck stop, and I worked at Kenworth right after that
 
FAVORITE CHILDHOOD MEMORY: Traveling to different schools
 
THE BEST TIME OF MY LIFE WAS WHEN: I got married, 47 years ago
 
MOST EMBARRASSING MOMENT: I have too many of those
 
WHAT I VALUE MOST IN MY FRIENDS: Loyalty
 
MY GREATEST FEAR IS: I don't have many
 
I HOPE I NEVER HAVE TO: Be dependable on anyone else
 
I'VE NEVER BEEN ABLE TO: I've pretty much always been able to do what I want to do
 
IF I WON THE LOTTERY, I WOULD: Still work, money is the root of all evil
 
MY DREAM TRIP WOULD BE TO: Germany
 
HOBBIES: Tinkering with antiques
 
FAVORITE BAND OR MUSICIAN: Any country music
 
FAVORITE MOVIE: I don't watch many movies
 
FAVORITE DRINK: Iced tea and coffee
 
FAVORITE SNACK: Peanut butter crackers
 
FAVORITE CANDY: Snickers
 
FUTURE GOAL: Work until I get tired
 
THE PERSON I ADMIRE MOST IS: My kids
 
ADVICE I WOULD GIVE MY YOUNGER SELF: Invest
 
WORDS TO LIVE BY: Just be honest

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