Danny Neil Lewis, 63, of Shallotte, died at home Tuesday night, Jan. 29, 2013, with his wife Martha and his four-legged babies, Gizzy and Rascal, by his side.
He was born Oct. 11, 1949, in Wilmington, at James Walker Memorial Hospital to Leon Roy Lewis and Lillian Milliken Gray.
He was preceded in death by his dad, Leon Roy Lewis; his maternal grandparents, Ashburn Ledrew Milliken and Emma Smith Milliken; and his paternal grandparents, Raleigh T. Lewis and Bessie Bellamy Lewis.
He is survived by his wife, Martha Dillon Lewis; and his mother, Lillian Milliken Gray.
Also surviving are his children, son, Roy Lewis and wife Chris of Ocean Isle Beach; daughter, Kelly Lewis of Baytown, Texas; and grandchildren, Elizabeth, Danny, Demond, Dion and Eli.
He is survived by his sister, Patsy Lewis Smith and her husband, Pete of Jamaica, Vt.; aunt, Emma Laye Dale and her husband Jan of Shallotte; and uncle, Lloyd Milliken of Shallotte.
He is also survived by Martha's children, Heather White-Workman of Bluefield, Va., and John White of West Columbia, S.C.
A memorial service was at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 2, at Lloyd's Oyster House in Shallotte, with the Rev. Larry Milliken officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCare Center, 1414 Physicians Dr., Wilmington, NC 28401.
Arrangements by Atlantic Cremation Service, Wilmington.