George Henry Lewis, Jr.

George Henry Lewis, Jr.

December 12, 2020, 74, Goldsboro

George Henry Lewis, Jr., 74, passed away on Saturday at Wayne UNC Health Care.

George was born in Wayne County on December 2, 1946 to the late George Henry Lewis, Sr. and Jessie Worrell Lewis. He was married to the late Mildred Daniels Lewis. George had worked for many years with N.C. Salvage in Goldsboro and later went to work with D.S. Simmons Construction Company. He retired from Goldsboro Iron and Metal.

George was an avid Yankees fan and also enjoyed tinkering with old International tractors. He was a member of the International Harvester Collectors Chapter 37. He was a frequent patron of B&G Grill in Goldsboro where he always enjoyed the many conversations with the friends he made. George was a member of Victory Free Will Baptist Church in Goldsboro.

Graveside services will be held at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 in Wayne Memorial Park with Pastor Andy Stovall and Butch Rodgers, a dear friend and cousin, officiating. The family will greet friends following the service at the cemetery and respectfully reminds those attending the service to practice social distancing guidelines.

George is survived by his son, George Chad Lewis and wife Donna of Goldsboro; grandchildren, Abi Lewis and Lexton Lewis; brother, Roger Lewis and wife Ruby; step-sisters, Iris Swanick and husband, Dennis and Marsha Phillips and husband Dave; a special cousin that he loved as a sister, Annette Smith; and several others nieces, nephews and cousins he loved very much.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be given in his memory to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023.

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