Mr. Fred Elvin Lewis III, age 73, of Mount Airy, passed away Thursday December 22, 2016, at Bermuda Commons in Advance.
Mr. Lewis was born in Forsyth County, on November 2, 1943, the son of the late Fred E. Lewis, Jr., and Stella Pfaff Lewis.
He graduated from Mineral Springs High School in Winston-Salem and Davidson College; and proudly served our country in Korea as a Captain in the United States Army.
Mr. Lewis then graduated from Wake Forest Law School and practiced law with Woltz, Lewis and LaPrade in Mount Airy for many years.
He was a member of the Elks Lodge, Sunrise Rotary, the Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce, and a member of Central United Methodist Church where he served in the choir.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Rachel B. Lewis; sons, Fred E. Lewis, IV “Lou” and wife Lori; and Russell Lewis and wife Jennifer; grandchildren, Connor Lewis, Griffin Lewis, Ava Lewis and Grace Lewis; a sister Ann L. Jenkins and a brother-in-law, Jerome Still, Jr.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Lewis was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy L. Still.
All services for Mr. Lewis will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Central United Methodist Church at 1909 N. Main St., Mt. Airy, NC 27030 or to the charity of the donor’s choice.