Arthur James Lewis 87, of 111 Lewis Lane Hodges, SC entered into eternal rest on January 19, 2020 at his home. He was born in Hodges, SC December 23, 1932 a son of the late Alexander Lewis and Annie Mae Smith Lewis and was the youngest of nine children.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Annie T. Lewis; daughter, Vanessa F. Lewis, granddaughter, Aquanda Lewis; great grandson, Zayvion Lewis; his eight brothers and sisters, Rachel Louise, Sallie, Pearl, Eunice, Jessie "Boot", William, Ernest and Robert.
He was a member of Pine Grove AME Church and veteran of the United States Army. He worked many years in the construction business as a masonry worker.
Arthur transitioned peacefully with Ms. Rice, family and friends by his side. He leaves to cherish his memories, his children, Grady, Mitchell and Darrell (Angela) of Greenwood; Debbie (Andy) of Landover , MD and Sharone of Abington PA; 12 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and a host of nephews, nieces relatives and Ms Juanita Rice of Hodges, SC.
Services will be held 11:00 am Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Pine Grove AME Church with Pastor Gregory E. Singleton officiating.
Mr. Lewis will be placed in church at 10:00 am.
Burial will be in Evening Star Cemetery
Pallbearers and Flower bearers will be friends and family. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.percivaltompkinsfh.com
The family is at the home 111 Lewis Lane; Hodges, SC.