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 13, 2013
    Bob and Carol Ritscher says:
    Dear Kim, Donald, Tiffany and family. We will always remember Reggie as a member of our family and our prayers are with you during this difficult time. Bob and Carol

  • August 14, 2013
    Kelly Best Mathis says:
    All my thoughts and prayers are with all the family and friends. I had not seen Reggie in years and then one day last year I was at a neighbors house and there he was. Had not changed a bit. It was nice catching up. God Bless!

  • August 14, 2013
    Mary Virginia Swain says:
    I went to high school at Hoggard with Reggie and have always remembered his bright smile and zest for life. Prayers for your family.

  • August 15, 2013
    Morris Jordan says:
    With deep respect we share the grief of losing an loving family member. Morris & Pattie Jordan

  • September 10, 2013
    Katy says:
    Bert, sometimes we have to swing too far in one diiectron to be able to come back a ways and find the right place. You don't know until you've been there' kind of thing.Jack, 70 backlogged posts? You must have a lot of words in your head, jockeying for prominence!Jo, the problem with grass is that it just grows back again the next week. Glad you can turn it into a creative time.