Thaddeus Sinclair Lewis (June 30, 1953 - January 29, 2014


Mr. Thaddeus Sinclair Lewis 60, of 505 By Pass 25 NE passed January 29, 2104 at Self Regional Medical Center. He was born in Greenwood county June 30, 1953 a son of Sallie Lewis Sample and Thomas Carlton Aiken, Sr. and the stepson of Smart Sample.

He was a member of Pine Grove AME Church, Hodges, SC where he served faithfully as a Trustee, Choir member and Missionary until his health failed. He also was Past Co-Coordinator of the Harvest Festival and member of the Finance Committee.

He was Resident Coordinator for several Burton Center Homes and he loved all of his clients dearly He was a graduate of Greenwood High School Class of 1971and attended SC State College, Orangeburg, SC

Surviving are four brothers, Vincent Sample of the home, Thomas Aiken, Jr, Dwayne and Daryl Aiken all of Illinois ;one sister, Tracy Aiken of Illinois one aunt, Louise Lewis of Detroit, Michigan an uncle, Arthur Lewis of Hodges, SC; his close friend and Caregiver, Fred Adams of the home, and special friend , Mary Adams of Greenwood ; two nephews, Taylor and Jordan ; two god daughters, Kiska Warren and Takiya Hunt and a host of other close cousins, relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held 1pm Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at Pine Grove AME Church, Hodges with Pastor Gregory E. Singleton officiating.

Burial will in Evening Star Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Trustees and Stewards.

Flower bearers will be Missionaries Honorary escort will be Greenwood High School Class of 1971.

The family will receive friends at the church from noon till 1pm at which time the body will be placed in the church.

Percival Tompkins Funeral Home is honored to serve the Lewis family.

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