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Irvin Taylor Lewis
Birth: Mar. 13, 1916
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 28, 2008
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA


PLEASANT GARDEN, NC Irvin T. Lewis, 92, passed away at 6:24 pm on Thursday, August 28, 2008, at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Graveside services were held at 2 pm on Sunday, August 31, 2008 at Guilford Memorial Park with full military honors.

Irvin was born in Greensboro, North Carolina, fifth of seven sons of P. R. and Margie Taylor Lewis.

He proudly served his country in the:
United States Army
82nd Airborne Division
325th Glider Infantry Regiment
Company A
First Battalion

during World War II and was awarded six Bronze Stars, among many other honors.

He married Frances Isabel Phillips on July 19, 1947, and they shared 61 years together.

Irvin retired from Piedmont Ford after 15 years of service.

He was a member of the Dr. Siske Sunday School Class at the Pleasant Garden United Methodist Church where he was also a member.

He also was a Life Member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #2087 in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Irvin was preceded in death by his parents and all six of his brothers (and five of their spouses):
Clarence Winfield Lewis Sr
Mattie Clark Lewis
Mainie Arthur Lewis
Kenna Lizette Bashford Lewis
Roy Roberton Lewis
Herbert Lee Lewis
Samuel Morris Lewis
Vernon Earl Lewis

His immediate survivors are his wife, Frances P. Lewis (now deceased as of October 17, 2008); daughter, Kathy; and son, Gary Lewis.

Also surviving is a very special sister-in-law, Mrs. Jo Lewis of Greensboro, NC (wife of Vernon).

If you wish, memorials may be sent to:
Veterans of Foreign Wars - Post 2087
In Memory of Irvin T. Lewis
2605 South Elm-Eugene Street
Greensboro, North Carolina 27406

Family links: 
  Pinkney Roberton Lewis (1876 - 1957)
  Margie Estelle Taylor Lewis (1881 - 1925)
  Frances Isabel Phillips Lewis (1922 - 2008)*
  Clarence Winfield Lewis (1901 - 1980)*
  Mainie Arthur Lewis (1903 - 1955)*
  Roy Roberton Lewis (1906 - 1987)*
  Herbert Lee Lewis (1910 - 1980)*
  Irvin Taylor Lewis (1916 - 2008)
  Samuel Morris Lewis (1918 - 1995)*
  Vernon Earl Lewis (1920 - 1993)*
*Calculated relationship
Guilford Memorial Park
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Garden of Faith / Section 2
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Record added: Aug 29, 2008
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PFC US Army - World War II
 Added: Jul. 13, 2017
Daddy: On this 73rd Anniversary of D-Day, I wanted to say that I am so proud of you (always) for your participation in that major campaign, and I thank God that you came home! Rest well Daddy!
 Added: Jun. 6, 2017
I love you Daddy!
 Added: May. 29, 2017
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