Reggie Lewis

April 11, 1957 - August 12, 2013
Reggie Lewis


Reginald Oscar “Reggie” Lewis, age 56 of Wilmington passed away Monday, August 12, 2013.

He was born in Wilmington on April 11, 1957. He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Wrey Lewis.

Reggie enjoyed spending time with his family, most especially his grandchildren, he loved college basketball and was a big Duke fan; Reggie was a talented craftsman in woodworking, enjoyed fishing and cooking pigs for Bar-B-Que. Reggie was retired and was formerly a food and snack route salesman.

Reggie is survived by his wife, Kim Taylor Lewis; one son, Donald Wrey Lewis (Coral); one daughter, Tiffany Dawn Lewis (Justin Meeker); three grandchildren, Remington Paul Meeker, Jacob James Meeker, and Tobin Wrey Lewis; mother, Annella K. Lewis Howlett; one brother, Rev. Mike Lewis (Sylvia); one sister, Wanda Browning (Chip); a special aunt, Linda Cox; along with other family members including nieces, nephews, and cousins; and his dog “Duchess”.

A celebration of life memorial ceremony will be held 11 am Friday, August 16, 2013 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel. The family will see friends one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers a memorial gift may be made at any First Federal Bank to the Reggie Lewis Memorial Fund.

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


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  • August 15, 2013
    Regina Gurganus says:
    On behalf of my brother, David (Pete)Gurganus and myself, we would like to express our sympathies to Reggie's family. I'll always remember how nice, and funny Reggie was when we were kids growing up together. He was a good friend to Mark and Pete. RIP friend

  • August 14, 2013
    Regina Beaver says:
    So sorry for your loss

  • August 14, 2013
    elaine spiller brown says:
    Dear Kim....I am so sorry to read of Reggie's passing....he was a good man & I will always remember his quick smile & hearty laugh....my thoughts & prayers are with you & your family...love Elaine

  • August 14, 2013
    Debbie & Quinn says:
    Hello Kim, Miss Annella, and family.... our love & prayers are with you all at this time. I am so sorry to hear about Reggie and will keep you in our thoughts & prayers. He was a good man. Love you all, Debbie

  • August 13, 2013
    doug,doris & ashley says:
    Mike,Sylvia and family Just a note to let you all know were thinking about you. You and the family are in our prayers. God's Love to you all.