Billy Gene “BG” Lewis

Billy Gene “BG” Lewis

Billy Gene “BG” Lewis, 74, Goldsboro –

Mr. Billy Gene “BG” Lewis, 74, passed on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at home. The celebration of his life will be held on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 12:00 noon at the Goldsboro-Raleigh District Assembly, 211 West Hooks River Road, Goldsboro, NC with Bishop Alton A. Smith officiating. He will be laid to rest in Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, 164 Longs Plant Farm Road. There will be a visitation held on Sunday, May 2, 2021 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations, 1701 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro NC with the family arriving to receive friends from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.

Billy was born in Goldsboro, Wayne County, NC on September 3, 1946 to the late Raymond Lee and Mary Alice Burden Lewis. Billy is survived by two daughters: Kimberly Lewis-Matthews (Gerald) of Fayetteville, GA and Sharique Lewis-Grace (Darnell)) of College Park, GA; three sisters: Wilhelmenia Richardson (Lebron) of Chattanooga, TN, Cynthia G. Copeland of Alamogordo, NM and Torrey Michelle Burden of Kernersville, NC; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Services of compassionate and distinguished class entrusted to J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home and Cremations of Goldsboro.