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Larry Russell Lewis

July 16, 1953 ~ January 9, 2020 (age 66)


Bennettsville, SC

Larry Russell Lewis, 66, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020 at his residence.

Born July 16, 1953 in Bennettsville, SC, he was a son of Ella Frances Black Lewis and the late Wallace Reid Lewis, Sr. Larry worked with the Water Division at the City of Bennettsville. He was an active  member of Christian Fellowship Church, where he served on the board  and was a member of the men's fellowship. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and  fishing. Larry was a father to those who didn’t have a father. He will be dearly missed.

Surviving are his wife, Sylvia Diane Buchanan Lewis; mother, Ella Frances Black Lewis of Bennettsville; daughter, Cynthia Denise Simpson Copeland (Randy); sister, Cooper Lewis Peay (Bob) of Monroe, GA; sister-in-law, Fran Lewis of Bennettsville; nephew, Heath Lewis (Gail); nieces, Kristen Knudson (Blair), Jamie Shear, Emily Przybyiski; grandchildren, Nikki (Gabe), Sydney, and Lindsey; and great grandson, Landon.

He was preceded in death by his father, listed above, and his brother, Wallace Reid Lewis, Jr.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Christian fellowship Church, with burial to follow at Salem Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday, January 11, 2020 at the church. 

Memorials may be made to Christian Fellowship Church, P.O. Box 1171, Bennettsville, SC 29512.

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January 11, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Christian Fellowship Church
Hwy 38 South
Bennettsville, South Carolina 29512

Funeral Service
January 12, 2020

2:00 PM
Christian Fellowship Church
Hwy 38 South
Bennettsville, South Carolina 29512

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