Ottis Ray Lewis

GREENVILLE - Ottis Ray Lewis, 82, died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013.

A graveside service will be conducted Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in Pinewood Memorial Park.

He was a native of Craven County, had been a resident of Greenville for 28 years. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during the Korean Conflict. He was employed as a gas pump inspector with the State of North Carolina, retiring in 1984. He also worked with F. Ray Moore Oil Co. for 24 years and was a volunteer fireman for 20 years. He was a member of Liberty Free Will Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Myrtle Garris Lewis; daughter, Sherry Jefferson and son, Ottis Ray Lewis Jr., both of Washington; stepson, Marvin Haddock; granddaughters, Jesselynn and Jessica Jefferson, both of Washington; step-grandson, Scott Haddock; step great-grandsons, Michael and Scottie Haddock; brother, Archie Lewis of Vanceboro; and sisters, Gertrude Tripp of New Bern and Hazel Mills of Black Jack.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 1 to 2 p.m. at Wilkerson Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the , 930-A Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834 or to the , National Center, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75231.

Online condolences at

Arrangements are by Wilkerson Funeral Home.

Funeral Home

Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
2100 East Fifth Street Greenville, NC 27858
(252) 752-2101

Published in Sun Journal from Dec. 22 to Dec. 25, 2013