Floyd C. Lewis III

Former Police Chief Floyd C. Lewis, III Former Police Chief Floyd C. Lewis, III age 61 of Chester, Pa. surrendered to the will of the Lord on January 15, 2013 at The Penn Medicine at Rittenhouse in Philadelphia surrounded by his loving family. Floyd was born in Chester, Pa. to the late Floyd C. Lewis, II and Frances Fernandez Whittington who survives him. Floyd was a graduate of Chester High School, Cheyney University, and Penn State University. Floyd retired from The Chester Police Department as chief of police, having worked there for 37 years. He also worked as a substitute teacher and in the D.A.R.E. Program for The Chester-Upland School District. Floyd was a member of Community Baptist Church in Chester where he served as a deacon, trustee and was a member of The Bible Study Group. Floyd was a member of Omega Psi Phi Epsilon Pi Chapter Fraternity. Some of his favorite things to do was ride his bike, walking, and watching "Law and Order." In addition to his father, Floyd was also pre-deceased by his paternal grandmother Nellie M. Laws. Survivors: His wonderful memory will be cherished by his wife - Sonya V. Lewis, children: Floyd C. Lewis IV (Cheryl), Tisha C. Wingfield (Calvin), Jamille Riggs (Erica E.), his mother: Frances Whittington, siblings: Frances D. Lewis, LaNelle Edwards (Joseph), Robert Laws (Edythe), Kendall Laws, and Joseph Whittington, 7 grandchildren, mother-in-law- Marianna Riggs, father-in-law - Walter Collins, many other relatives and friends. Viewing: Friday January 25, 2013, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, and Fraternity Service will begin at 5:00 pm, Community Baptist Church, 325 W. 7th St., Chester. Service: Saturday January 26, 2013, 10:00am, Community Baptist Church, 325 W. 7th St., Chester. Viewing: 8:00- 10:00 am. No viewing after the eulogy. Interment: Lawn Croft Cemetery - Linwood Arrangements: Earl L. Foster Funeral Home Online Condolences: Earlfosterfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home

Earl L. Foster Funeral Home
1100 Kerlin Street  Chester, PA 19013
Published in The Daily Times on Jan. 23, 2013