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Jeff LewisJanuary 15, 1966 ~ December 20, 2017 (age 51)
Jeff Lewis (January 15, 1966-December 20th 2017) of the Little Creek Community, passed away in Winston Salem, NC. A native of Yancey County, Jeff was preceded in death by this parents, Arthur and Martha Edwards Lewis; beloved step-father, Braskie Edwards; brothers: Carnel, David and Eddie Lewis; and nephews: Caleb McCurry, Scotty Lewis and Kade Warriner. Jeff was a lifelong ironworker. He took pride in his work, loved his job and coworkers. When he wasn’t working, he spent his free-time at home in Burnsville horseback riding, camping, hunting and visiting with family and friends.
Left to cherish his memory is brother, Jack and Millie Lewis of Burnsville, NC; sisters: Janette Ballinger of Hendersonville, Patsy and Everette Allen of Erwin TN, Shelby and Terry Ledford, June and Tony Honeycutt, Kim Lewis, Remona and David McCurry all of Burnsville NC, Carol and Rod Champion of Kings Mtn, NC, Johnnie Batchelor of Siler City, NC, his lifelong friend, Clay Phillips, as well as a host of nieces and nephews that he adored.
A Celebration of Jeff’s life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 27th in the chapel of Yancey Funeral Services with a meeting of friends and family to follow immediately after. Waylon Ledford, nephew and friend, will officiate the Celebration of Life. The family will gather at the home of niece Tamera McIntosh, on Prices Creek Road, Wednesday evening. Jeff will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved him.