Funeral service for Jimmy Harold Lewis Sr., 74, of Athens, will be noon Friday, January 5, 2018, at New Garden Pentecostal Church with Pastor James Swindle and Bro. Wade Collins.
Visitation will be 10-11:45 a.m. Friday, January 5, 2018, at New Garden Pentecostal Church. Burial in Roselawn Cemetery.
He passed away January 2, 2018, at his residence.
Jimmy was born March 13, 1943, in Limestone County to Will Lewis and Mamie "Furline" Lewis. He was preceded in death by his parents, five sisters and four brothers.
Jimmy served in the Navy as a young man, when he met his wife, April "Luce" Lewis. He then went into construction work for the remainder of his life, until he retired. He was a member of New Garden Pentecostal Church for 38 years.
He was survived by his loving wife of 54 years, April "Luce" Lewis of Athens; two sons, Jimmy Harold Lewis Jr., 53 and Jeffrey Harold Lewis, 47; two daughters, Monica Lee Bopp, 51, and Christel Lynn Dockery, 46; two brothers, Bill Lewis and Ray Lewis and wife Betty; one sister, Lois Hovis; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Justin Ray, Aaron Ray, Austin Scott, Daniel Lewis, London Lewis and Cody Tovar.
Published on January 3, 2018