KANNAPOLIS - Lewis Stephen Witherspoon, 56, went home to be with the Lord Monday, March 3, 2014, at CMC Northeast Medical Center.
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Lewis was born Sept. 29, 1957, in Cabarrus County to the late Herbert Junior Witherspoon and the late Annis Alexander Witherspoon.
He was employed with Sam's Club in Kannapolis and was a member of Eva Drive Baptist Church; He was a loving husband, father, son-in-law, and uncle. He was a die hard Earnhardt Fan and he loved NASCAR. He also loved his dog Ms. Dale.
Survivors include his wife, Kay Witherspoon of the home; a daughter, Crystal Witherspoon of Kannapolis; mother-in-law, Bobbie Lavender of Mt. Holly, NC; brother, Kenneth Witherspoon (Charline) of Lexington, SC; his pride and joy his great niece, Madelyn Terpstra; and many nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, March 7, 2014, at Carolina Memorial Park with the Rev. Keith Navey officiating.
The family will receive friends from noon to 1:30 p.m. prior to the service at Whitley's Funeral Home Annex Chapel.
Memorials can be made to Eva Drive Baptist Church 2390 Eva Drive Concord, NC 28027.
Online condolences may be left at www.whitleysfuneralhome.com.
Whitley's Funeral Home
1748 Dale Earnhardt Blvd
Kannapolis, NC 28083
Published in Gaston Gazette on Mar. 5, 2014