David Allen Lewis

April 24, 1948 - August 24, 2012
David Allen Lewis


David Allen Lewis 64, of Leland passed away Friday August 24, 2012 at his home.

David was born in Davidson County, NC on April 24, 1948 the son of the late Bruce and Viola Brigman Lewis, Sr. He retired from the NC Highway Patrol, and worked after that at the Federal Court House in Wilmington. A member of Sunset Park Baptist Church and the American Legion, David served his country in United States Navy.

Surviving are his wife of 36 years Wanda Y. Lewis, daughter Wendy A. Mathis and husband Mark, brother Bruce Lewis and wife Betty, and a sister Sharon “Sissy” Lewis, one granddaughter Christin J. Adams, two great grandsons Hunter Gore and Brennon Faircloth.

At David’s request he was buried Saturday August 25, 2012 with a private service at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

The family would like to thank Dr. Frank Snyder and the staff at Wilmington Internal Medicine for all they did for David and his family.

The family suggests memorials may be made to New Hanover County Humane Society 2405 N. 23rd Street Wilmington, NC 28401.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099


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  • August 24, 2012
    sharon lewis stafford says:
    dear wanda long time since we spoke.sorry for your lose. thoughts and prayers for you and family. god walk with you. sharon tommy and kids.jason carrie hannah.

  • August 24, 2012
    Kimberly Rathnam says:
    Aunt Wanda, I'm so sorry to hear about Uncle David's passing. He was so special and so loved. I wish I could be there right now to give you a big hug. I love you! Love, Kimberly

  • August 24, 2012
    Glenda Sasser says:
    Thoughts and love to Wanda and family. Love, glenda

  • August 24, 2012
    A. R. (Bud) Triplett says:
    Hurting with you, Praying for you, I Love You, God Bless

  • August 26, 2012
    JB & Linda Axsom says:
    David was a fine example of what a state trooper should be, an honest, dependable and caring person. Our thoughts and well wishes are for Wanda & the family during this time of sorrow.