- About Us
Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.
Chief Executive Officer/General Manager
Chief Operating Officer; FD
Tony is a native of San Antonio. All of his schooling was here in San Antonio. He graduated from East Central High School and later attended San Antonio College where he enrolled in the Mortuary Science Program.
While attending this college he began working for Lewis Funeral Home. Upon graduation he passed the National Board exam and received his Funeral Director’s license. He has served as a full time Funeral Director for over 16 years.
In 2009 he was named the Chief Operating Officer for Lewis Funeral Home. He is committed to providing people with helpful information and experienced guidance.
In 2014 Tony received the Man of the Year Award from the Independent Funeral Directors Association of Texas, Inc. He is currently the Vice-President of that association. He is also a member of the National Funeral Directors and Mortician Association, Inc. and in 2015 he received the Governor’s Award District VI for the National.
He also does a community service radio program on KCHL Broadcast and participates in many of the public schools career day programs.
He resides in San Antonio with his wife Ronnette.
Chief Financial Officer/Human Resource Director
Clarence E. Hill is the Business Manager /Chief Financial Officer at Lewis Funeral Home
He started with Lewis Funeral Home in 1995 as a bookkeeper and is Chief Financial Officer and Human Resource Director /Payroll Director.
Clarence was born in Lavaca County, Texas in 1937 and graduated from Asberry High School of Yoakum, Texas in 1954 as the Valedictorian of his class. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics and Industrial Engineering in 1958 from Prairie View A& M University.
Clarence started his teaching career as a high school mathematics teacher in El Campo, Texas in 1958. He later accepted a position as the head of the mathematics and science department of Elgin High School in Elgin., Texas in 1966. Clarence moved to San Antonio, Texas in 1968 accepting a position in the San Antonio School District as a mathematics teacher at Wheatley High School and retired from Jefferson High School in 1995.
Clarence furthered studies in mathematics, Science and Education Administration and received a Master Degree in Education Administration in 1986 from Prairie View A&M University.
He served as an Adjunct Instructor with the Alamo Colleges from 1969 thru 2003.
He is married to Jewel Hill and they have two children Tina and Clarence and four grandchildren.
Clarence has been associated with Lewis Funeral Home since the 1970’s and has been a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer since 1978.
He was born in Wharton, Texas and graduated from Brackenridge High School in 1975. He began working for the funeral home at a very early age. Upon graduating from high school, it was known that he wanted to continue working in the funeral business. Therefore, he attended San Antonio College and enrolled in their Mortuary Science Program. He completed the course, passed the State Board Exam and received his Funeral Director and Mortician License. In April 2002, he was promoted to manager of Lewis Funeral Home.
He has directed many funerals throughout the years. He is a mentor to mortuary science students who are assigned to the funeral home. In addition, he does a weekly community broadcast service on the local KCHL radio station.
He is a member of Epsilon Nu Delta Mortuary Fraternity and has served as the president of the Alamo Funeral Directors Association.
He is married to Marie and they live in San Antonio.
James was born in San Antonio, Texas. After graduating from high school he was drafted into the Army and served one tour in Vietnam. He was discharged from the military service in 1970.
He then enrolled at Commonwealth College of Mortuary Science and graduated from that school in 1972.
He returned to San Antonio and began working for Lewis Funeral Home.
James has been an employee with the firm for forty-five years. He is considered the “Best of the Best” in terms of embalming skills by his peers throughout the United States. He was named Chief Embalmer in 1985.
He has served as a preceptor for the San Antonio College Mortuary Science Internship and Clinical Program. Additionally, he along with Clarence Baines has mentored and trained many students as interns at Lewis Funeral Home.
He is a life member of Epsilon Nu Delta Mortuary Fraternity, Inc., past Office Coordinator and served as their Regional Vice President. He is also a member of Independent Funeral Directors Association of Texas where he serves as Southwest District President and is a member of the National Funeral Directors and Mortician Association, Inc.
He was named the Epsilon Nu Delta Mortuary Fraternity, Inc. “EMBALMER OF THE YEAR 2016”
He resides in San Antonio with his wife Joyce.
Sr. Attendant/Night Manager