God in all his mercy, sent His angels, to return that which belonged to Him.
Wesley Lewis left to be with the Lord, September 24, 2017 at the VA Medical Center in Richmond, Va. He was born to the late Betty M. Dawson Lewis and George H. Lewis in Fredericksburg, Va. on November 7, 1951. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ramona M. Lewis, a brother, George Lewis, Jr. (Doe -Doe) and a sister Bertha Jean Lewis Garrett.
He is survived by his sister Letitia Attoh of Riverdale, MD; two brothers, Norman Lewis (Tony) of Altadena, CA and Dale Lewis of Oklahoma; a son, Wesley H. Lewis, Jr. of Fredericksburg, Va ; seven grandchildren (five boys and 2 girls); one aunt, Jean Williams (George) of Fredericksburg, Va; two special nephews; Jasper Williams of GA and Eugene Williams of MD; a special niece, Tawana Lewis of DC; a special cousin, Kelvin Williams (Kelli) of Stafford, VA and cousin Chris Williams of Fredericksburg, Va, and a host of nieces, cousins, other family members, classmates, and many friends.
Wesley attended Spotsylvania High School, where he excelled in his studies and became an honor student. During his time there, he was an outstanding basketball player. As a result, he was offered a few scholarships. Also, he excelled in track and field. After visiting different colleges, he chose to attend Howard University. Due to circumstances beyond his control, he put his dream on hold and joined the U.S. Air Force to serve his country.
After service in the U.S. Air Force, he returned home and became an employee with the United Van Lines as a diesel mechanic, a long distance truck driver that traveled across the country. He was a very active member in his church. He attended Abiding Love Ministries, Pastor Margaret Bailey; and Greater Holy Light House of Prayer, Pastor Patricia Titus. Occasionally, he attended bible study on Tuesday mornings at Shiloh Baptist Church (Old Site) and The Greater House of Prayer. He had a beautiful singing voice, and he loved to cook. Also, Wesley aspired to do beautiful artwork, drawings, and painting. His instructor was Mr. Johnny P. Johnson
Owens Funeral Service ( Fredericksburg)
Friday November 17th, 2017
1808 Princess Anne Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
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Uncle Wesley rest in peace. We love you and always will.
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Uncle Wesley,all the time I spent with you was very special to me You know I have always loved you and you have a place in my heart forever ,with much love EUGENE WILLIAMS
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