Charles Dean Lewis, Jr., 40, passed away peacefully Monday, December 3, 2007 surrounded by his loving family.
Born on June 30, 1967, Charles was a lifelong resident of Galveston and a 1985 graduate of Ball High School. He also attended North Carolina Central University, where he played collegiate football. Charles was employed as a nurse at UTMB for several years. He later became a health care provider for patients from Houston to Galveston. He was employed at Jackson Hewitt and later developed C. Lewis Enterprise, a tax preparation service, his customer called him “tax man” which he enjoyed.
Charles was a devoted caregiver and business professional. He shared his love of sport with students from Galveston Catholic School, serving as a mentor and assistant coach for the football team. He stressed the importance of sportsmanship – like conduct both on and off the field. Charles enjoyed a lively game of cards and was a natural comic. He always left people with a smile.
Charles was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, C.D. and Lula Mae Lewis; his maternal grandparents, Benjamin and Libbie Jones; and his uncle, Clarence Jones.
Left to cherish memories area loving wife, Lorna Aleman Lewis; his mother, Narvoline Jones Smith; his father Charles Lewis, Sr. (Beverly); his brother, LaVoir N. Lewis of Houston; his uncle, Benjamin Jones of Long Beach , CA; his aunts, Janice Lewis and Georgia Freeman; his aunt and guardian, Ella Lewis; all of Galveston; devoted nephew Ivan White; mother in law, Margarita Aleman; sister in law, Angie Aleman; brothers in law, Oscar and Arthur Aleman; cousins, Michelle Freeman Brown; Douglas Freeman; Tony Freeman and Frederick Freeman; the Ball High class of 1985; other relatives and friends.
Viewing will begin at 3Pm on Friday, December 7th at E R Johnson family Mortuary followed by a wake service 7-8 PM at St. John Baptist Church. A service celebrating his life will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, December 8, 2007 at St. John Church with Rev. Louis Simpson, Pastor, and Rev. Kenneth Guidry officiating. Burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery.