Richard Lewis

January 8, 1967 ~ April 21, 2020 (age 53)

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     Richard Lewis, age 53, of Kelly Road, Forest City, passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

     Richard was born January 8, 1967 in Rutherford County to Ed Lewis who resides in Forest City and the late Janie Burgess Lewis. He was a graduate of R-S Central, class of 1985. Richard worked most of his life in textiles and recently at Hi-Tex Crypton in Kings Mountain. He was a past member of Liberty Baptist Church. Richard was an avid North Carolina Tar Heels fan and enjoyed watching sports of any kind.

      In addition to his father, those left to cherish his memory include one son, Christopher Lewis; daughter, Jessica Henson (Will) all of Forest City. He is also survived by the mother of his children, Sheila Lewis of Forest City; two brothers, Scott Lewis (Amanda) of Shiloh and Rodney Lewis (Shirley) of Morganton; grandson, Aiden Henson; his companion, Debra Haag and several nieces and nephews.

     A private service will be conducted at Harrelson Funeral Home with burial to follow at Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery.


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