Donald Fred Lewis
June 14, 1940 ~ May 29, 2022
Donald Fred Lewis age 81, of Green Cove Springs, Florida and formerly of Rockingham passed away at his home Sunday May 29, 2022.
Fred was born June 14, 1940 in Pohokee Florida a son of the Late Alvin and Georgia Howard Lewis. Fred served the United States Marine Corps from 1958 to 1962 when he was honorably discharged. June 15, 1962 Fred wed Linda Grey Tyner. They were married for 58 years till Linda’s passing September 20, 2020. Fred worked as an electrician for the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad in Rockingham, NC. He later worked at Western Electric in Greensboro, NC and then as a Senior Equipment Engineer for Southern Bell in Fort Lauderdale and Jacksonville Florida.
Fred was currently a member of the Black Pond Baptist church in Middleburg Florida. He enjoyed umpiring baseball, softball, basketball and football from children leagues to college level ball. His other interests ranged from building and flying remote control airplanes to coin collecting. Fred was an avid reader of the Bible, fictional books and westerns. Fred will be truly missed.
Fred is survived by his siblings, Gladys Loftis (Ed) of Rockingham and Grace Martin of Arcadia, Florida, son Donald F. Lewis Jr., grandchildren Kevin Lewis, Dara Griggs, daughter Deborah Lewis Hanna, granddaughter Ashley Duren Daege, great granddaughter Marlee Daege.
He was preceded in death by brother Charles Lewis and sister Bobbie Jean Gibson.
Funeral services with military honors will be 2:00 PM Sunday at Community Congregational Church in Southern Pines conducted by Rev. Mike Dubbs. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Tyner family cemetery in Pinebluff.
Memorials may be made to: Alzheimers and Dementia research at www.ALZ.org.
Services entrusted to Powell Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made at PinesFunerals.com
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