Jerry Robert Lewis

November 14, 1947 - July 13, 2011
Jerry Robert Lewis

Jerry Robert Lewis, age 63, of Wilmington passed away Wednesday July 13, 2011 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

He was a retired fireman from the city of Washington, North Carolina, and also a charter boat captain in Carolina Beach.

He was pre-deceased by his parents, Dudley Lewis and Amelia Brown Lewis.

He is survived by his daughter Shawn of the Wilmington area, brothers Michael W. Lewis (Loretta)of Wilmington, Ronald B. Lewis (Sarah) of Carolina Beach, and D. A. Lewis (Carrie) of Carolina Beach, sister Linda L. Patch (Ron) of Leland, step-daughter Tatum Smith, and step-son Sam Smith.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

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  • July 19, 2011
    Hugh Sterling says:
    I worked with Jerry from the day he was hired until the day he retired and I can say there was never a dull moment. Jerry was a good firefighter and a man you could depend on. He will be missed. Hugh Sterling, Chief Washington Fire Department, Retired.....

  • July 19, 2011
    Johnny Woolard says:
    Sorry to hear of the Lewis families loss. I got to know Jerry at Bunyan Fire Dept. in the early 80's even though I am out of the fire service still have fond memories of Jerry from back then.

  • July 19, 2011
    Robbie Rose says:
    I am sorry to hear of the passing of Captain Lewis. I had the plesure and good fortune of working with Captain Lewis here at Washington Fire Department prior to his retirement. I had the opportunity to vist with him from time to time while in the Carolina Beach area, but have not seen him in a few years now. He will surley be missed; there was no other like him. Robbie Rose Fire Chief Washington Fire Department

  • July 19, 2011
    Dalton JONES says:
    I worked with Capt.Lewis at fire dept.AlsoI worked with him at fire extinggure, He was a friend and a great person. i had many memerios that we had no one can take from me. I named my first son after him .I will miss him greatly.He all ways called me Buster rest in peace Capt.Lewis

  • July 26, 2011
    Tim Mason says:
    Although I have not seen Jerry in many years, I have childhood memories of him any your family growing up at Carolina Beach. My thoughts are with you.