He was born in Wadesboro, NC, first born son of the late Betsy & Jim Lewis, formerly of Greenville. He grew up in Gastonia, NC, and lived the last 25 years in Greenville and Farmville. Jimmy was an Eagle Scout and graduate of Ashbrook High School & Davidson College.
He is survived by the love of his life Terry Cusack, sisters Bonnie and jusband William Clark & Hannah Lowry and brother Stephen and wife Tammy Lewis.
He adored and was adored by his nieces and nephews: Elizabeth and Will Clark, Stephen Jr., Elliott and Gabby Lewis, – along with scores of children that knew him as Uncle Jimmy.
Jimmy loved trains – chasing them, building them (in HO scale) and running them. He was a member of W.A.R.M., a train club in Wilson, for more than 30 years and enjoyed most Saturdays playing around the layout.
A memorial celebration will be held at 3 pm, Saturday April 2 at the First Presbyterian Church in Greenville. Visitation will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, prayerfully consider a contribution to: Les Feldick Ministries, 30706 W. Lona Valley Rd., Kinta, OK 74552; Connect Community Center, c/o 1209 Breakfast Ministry, 4005 Corey Road Winterville, NC 28590; Vidant Hospice P.O. Box 8489 Greenville, NC 27835.