William “Bill” Thomas Lewis Jr., 89, of Beaufort, passed away on Friday, January 10, 2020 at the Cherry Point Bay Nursing Home in Havelock.
Bill was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church of Beaufort. He was one of the last Captains of the Menhaden Boats in Beaufort.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at the First Free Will Baptist Church of Beaufort with Pastor Richard Patterson officiating. Burial will follow at the Live Oak Grove Christian Church Cemetery.
He is survived by his two sons, Larry Lewis and wife, Patricia of Havelock; Clyde Lewis and wife, Sheri of Newport; daughter, Pamela Brooks and husband, Kevin of Morehead City; six grandchildren: Larry T. Lewis Jr., Leigh Ann Gray, Amanda Starling, Andrea Winters, Trent Brooks, and Morgan Whaley; 11 great grandchildren; niece, Angela Gillikin; two nephews, Nathan Fulford and Gene Lewis Jr..
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Eunice Lewis; two brothers, Norman Lewis and Gene Lewis Sr.; sister, Patricia Sandra Lewis.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 10:00 to 10:45 at the Church.
Flowers are welcome or donations may be made to the First Free Will Baptist Church, PO Box 2069, Beaufort, NC 28516.
Electronic condolences and life tributes may be sent to the family at www.noefs.org
Arrangements by Noe Funeral Service, Inc. of Beaufort, NC.
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