Charles Irvin Lewis, Jr.

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Charles Irvin Lewis, 89, of Rockingham Co. passed away Friday, July 21, 2017, at Edgewood Place in Burlington, NC.

Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00AM Monday, July 24, 2017, at Roselawn Memorial Gardens with Military Rites.
A native of Ruffin, he was a son of the late Charles Irvin and Lillian Cardwell Lewis and had lived in Reidsville for most of his life. Charles retired from American Tobacco Company after 35 years of dedicated service, but was most proud of his service in the Marine Corps where he was awarded Firing Expert at Paris Island. Charles loved his family, hunting and fishing along with sharing his famous baked goods with family, friends and neighbors as he rode around on his golf cart with his beloved Labrador, CJ. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Saunders Lewis and sister, Mayne (Mickey) Mason.
Survivors include three children: Steven G. Lewis and wife Patsy, Denise Lewis Westmoreland and husband Duffy and Charles I. (Tripp) Lewis III and wife Carole. Grandchildren: Ginny Lewis Pope and husband James, Rocky Lewis Westmoreland and wife Blaire, and Ashley Lewis Cox and husband Matt. Great Grandchildren: Avery and Cruz Cox and Maximus Pope.
The family would like to thank the loving and caring staff of Edgewood Place who became dear to his heart, and the Hospice and Palliative Care staff for their support, love and care.
There will be no formal visitation. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to your charity of choice, Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance County 914 Chapel Hill Rd. Burlington, NC 27215 or the Humane Society of Rockingham Co.205 Boone Rd. Eden, NC 27288. Citty Funeral Home is assisting the Lewis Family. Online condolences may be made at www.cittyfh.com