CHARLES ALFRED LEWIS
DOTHAN…Charles Alfred Lewis, a resident of Dothan, Alabama, passed away Monday morning, May 17, 2021, at Extendicare Health & Rehabilitation Center. He was 89.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at First Baptist Church of Dothan, with Dr. Taylor Rutland officiating. Burial will follow in the Dothan City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00 until 10:30 A.M. at First Baptist Church of Dothan. Wright Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Charles was born in Dothan, Alabama to the late Charles Arthur Lewis and Rilla Yates Lewis. He was a 1949 Graduate of Dothan High School. He was also a 1953 Graduate of Auburn University. After graduating from Auburn University, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force from 1953-1957, where he served his country at the end of the Korean War. He was a strong and faithful member of the First Baptist Church of Dothan. After his tour with the U.S. Air Force he returned home and worked as the accounting office manager for Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Dothan for over thirty years. He also worked with Dothan Glass and First United Methodist Church of Dothan in their accounting office. Mr. Lewis enjoyed serving his community through the Civitan & Kiwanis Clubs of Dothan.
Along with his parents he was also preceded in death, on March 23, 2021, by his wife, Clara Nell McElhenney Lewis.
Leaving to cherish his memories are his daughters, Linda Lewis Brannon (Sam) of Auburn, AL and Headland, AL, and Laura Lewis Kirkpatrick (Tim) of Auburn, AL; his sons, Mike Lewis (Sherrill) of Franklin, NC and David Lewis (Michelle) of Dothan, AL; his grandchildren, Katie Lewis, Libba Brannon Harris (Chris), Lewis Brannon (Kata), Brooke Kirkpatrick, Jon Lewis, and Jake Lewis; his great-grandchildren, Sadie Harris and Sam Harris.
Serving as active pallbearers will be Jon Lewis, Jake Lewis, Chris Harris, Sam Brannon, Tim Kirkpatrick, and Johnny Hollomon. Serving as an honorary pallbearer will be Lewis Brannon.
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