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Irvin Taylor Lewis

  • Birth 13 Mar 1916 Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 28 Aug 2008 Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
  • Plot • Garden of Faith / Section 2
  • Memorial ID 29409338


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


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  • Maintained by: KATHY
  • Originally Created by: David Clay
  • Added: 29 Aug 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 29409338
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Irvin Taylor Lewis (13 Mar 1916–28 Aug 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29409338, citing Guilford Memorial Park, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by KATHY (contributor 47029945) .