Arthur William Lewis, 82, of Jacksonville, passed away at his home Wednesday, May 15, 2019. He was born in Jacksonville Dec e m b e r 23, 1936 to the late J a m e s Paul Lewis and Ruby Jewell Lewis. He loved fishing, the outdoors, and enjoyed collecting antique cars and tractors.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his three sons, William Glenn Lewis, Arthur Eugene Lewis, and Johnny Lynn Lewis; and his 10 siblings.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Irma Goodwyne Lewis; two children, Tina Renee (Glen) Owens and Marcus Dale Lewis; 10 grandchildren, Kim Thrift, Jeanne Zimmerman, William Lewis, Jr., Stacey Jeffries, Tracey Wills, Tiffany Harvey, Katrina Lewis, Jennifer Smith, Kelly Owens, and Marcus Lane Lewis; 23 great-grandchildren; and a number of great-great-grandchildren.
Memorialization will be by cremation.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www. shepardfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard- Roberson Funeral Home, Folkston