Passing of Lewis Anthony (Tony) Rist

General Order No 12

It is with great sorrow that I inform you of the passing of one of our own Fraters, Sir Knight Lewis Anthony “Tony” Rist, Past Grand Commander of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar, Nevada.

SK Tony was a creative artist, and an accomplished ritualist. He now walks beside our Lord and Savior and I ask that you keep him and his family in your prayers.

It is my order that each Constituent Commandery within this jurisdiction at their first Stated Conclave after receipt of this letter, that the Altar be draped and remain draped for a period of 30 days and a moment of silence be observed in honor and memory of SK Tony Rist. The attached memorial should be read at the ceremony. (Memorial on main Announcements page.)

Given under my hand and the seal of the Grand Commandery, Knights Templar of Nevada, this 24th day of December, A.D. 2020, A. O. 902.


SK Kevin McCans

R.E. Grand Commander


Michael E. Reinhardt

Grand Recorder, PGC