Christopher Ryan Lewis

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Christopher R. Lewis

KANNAPOLIS - Christopher Ryan Lewis, age 32, died Monday, April 5, 2010, on arrival at Rowan Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, after injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

He was born Nov. 2, 1977, in Lynchburg, Va., the son of Edward Lewis and Anne Cosby Lewis. He attended Larry A. Ryle High School, Richwood, Ky., and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College.

He was employed with Rick Pethel Plumbing in China Grove and attended Charity Baptist Church, Kannapolis. Chris was a wonderful husband and devoted father. He touched the lives of anyone that knew him. Chris was a family man whose world revolved around his children and wife.

Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Amber Little Lewis, whom he married Aug. 8, 1998; three children, Brooklyn Drew Lewis, age 11, Caleb Ryan Lewis, age 7, Madisyn Paige Lewis, age 4;

His grandfather, Edward L. Lewis of Lynchburg, Va.; his brother, William Lewis and wife Jill of Lynchburg, Va., and their son, Connor; his sister, Shannon Perkins and her son, Johnathan Perkins of Florida;

He was son-in-law to David and Dianne Little of Landis; his sister-in-law is Allison Little of Landis; and he has a very large extended family and is survived by a host of wonderful caring friends.

Service: The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday, April 9 at Charity Baptist Church, Kannapolis, officiated by Dr. R.J. Hammond and Rev. Chris Pethel. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park, Kannapolis.

Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 8 at Whitley's Funeral Home.

Memorials: May be made to St. Marks Lutheran Church, c/o Chris Lewis Family Fund. Mail to Center Stage Dance, 150 S. Bostian St., China Grove, NC 28023; or drop off at Community One Bank in China Grove or Enochville.

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Published in Salisbury Post on Apr. 7, 2010