George Samuel Lewis, 95, passed away Friday, March 2, 2018.
Services were previously held.
He was born March 14, 1922 to Vernon and Azil Robinson Lewis, the fourth of eight children born to Azil Robinson, including William Earnest Moore, Lorraine Wilson Chenault, Vernon Lewis, Jr., Mark Paul Lewis, Rosetta Hayes, Bertie Mae Broadus, all deceased, and Charles Edward Smith.
George accepted Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, at an early age, and was baptized at Second Baptist Church by Reverence Ernest Redd.
George attended Frederick Douglas School from grades one through 12 and graduated May 1939. He participated in football, basketball and track, winning all state honors in football and basketball.
George leaves his loving wife, Bernice; brother, Charles Smith (Rivian), children Lezley and Bradley; step-son, Rod Patterson (Abbie), children, Gregory and Alaina, and grandson, Kito Patterson, sister-on-law, Doris Ford, and grandson, Michael Jones; and a host of nieces and nephews.