John Henry Lewis, Sr. CHARLOTTE - Mr. Lewis, 87, of Charlotte, died at his residence on Saturday, March 1, 2014. A native Charlottean, John was born Aug. 19, 1926, son of the late Ransom and Arrie Lewis. John was a retired truck driver, who loved fishing, telling stories and a good cup of coffee. In addition to his parents, Mr. Lewis was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret, and sons, John and Donnie. Survivors include his son, Eddie Lewis, and grandchildren, Eddie, Vanessa, John, Jenny, Don, Amy and Donna. Also surviving are many great-grandchildren, cousins and a special cousin and caregiver, Helen Broome. The family will receive friends at Hankins & Whittington Funeral Service, Monday evening, March 3, 2014, from 6 - 8 p.m. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at 10 a.m. in Forest Lawn West Cemetery. Arrangements are in the care of Hankins & Whittington Funeral Service, 1111 East Blvd., Charlotte, NC. Please share condolences online at www.hankinsandwhittington.com.
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Published in Charlotte Observer on Mar. 3, 2014