Robert Earl Lewis, Sr.
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June 22, 1932-November 28, 2013
Robert Earl Lewis, Sr., 81, was born June 22, 1932 in Biloxi, MS; to John Earl Lewis and Lucy Janie Dukes. He passed away Nov. 28, 2013. Robert served his country as a Soldier and Civil Servant before retiring to pursue other interests. He was a licensed barber for more than 50 years and worked at Haynes Barbershop in Biloxi. Robert was an exceptional father, rearing five children on his own. Being a jazz drummer, he loved jazz music, the New Orleans Saints, and wrestling.
Robert leaves to cherish his memory, 2 sons, Robert Lewis, Jr. and Mark Lewis; 2 daughters, Latisha Lewis and Sandra Newsome; 3 sisters, Mozette Tancil, Dorothy Pendleton and Mary Lewis; 8 grandchildren; a close niece, Maumiska Dacus; step daughter, Edna Evans; and a long-time friend, Hilton Ducre. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 at Greater Grace Apostolic Assembly in Biloxi. Mr. Lewis will lie in state from 10:00 - 11:00am with the Funeral Ceremony beginning at 11:00am. RICHMOND-AUGUST FUNERAL HOME has been entrusted with the care of Mr. Robert Earl Lewis, Sr.
Published in The Sun Herald on Dec. 5, 2013
Richmond-August Funeral Home
189 Main St Biloxi, MS 39530