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Johnny Lewis

Johnny William Lewis Jr.

Monday, June 14th, 1971 - Friday, June 7th, 2019
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Weeping may endure for a night… But JOY comes in the morning!

Mr. Johnny William Lewis, Jr., 47, was born in Rowan County on June 14, 1971, and was the son of Johnny William Lewis, Sr. and the late Ada Mae Rankin. He departed this life on Friday, June 7, 2019, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C.
He was a graduate of Statesville Senior High School, Class of 1989, and attended Barber Scotia College in Concord, N. C. At the time of his death, he was employed by Amesbury Truth as a machine operator. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his twin sister, Johanna Lewis and his adopted parents who raised him, Onzilo Rankin, Sr. and Mildred Rankin.
In addition to his father, he leaves to cherish the memory of his life, his fiancé, Suzette Byers of the home; one son, Dana S. Lewis of Statesville; three daughters, Kayla Parker of Mooresville, Kenyal Braswell of Mocksville and Ditasha (Marcus) Mack of Statesville; one step-son, Tony Byers of Statesville; two step-daughters, Asya Parsons and Arie Parsons, both of Statesville; one brother, Robert (Sheila) Rankin of Gastonia; one sister, Veda Anderson of Charlotte; three grandchildren, Nasir Holloway, Kyle Holloway and Khalil Holloway, all of Mocksville; seven step-children, A. J. Ah’Zion Parsons, Ahzyriana, Ah’zyrion, Dezire, Alfred Allison, Amirya Allison, Kamden Allison; his best friends, Donnell Clark and Dannell Chambers; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and dear friends.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, June 13th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Thursday, June 13th, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary
    603 South Center Street
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  • Service

    Thursday, June 13th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Thursday, June 13th, 2019 1:00pm
    Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary
    603 South Center Street
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  • Interment

    Thursday, June 13th, 2019 |
    Thursday, June 13th, 2019
    Oakwood Cemetery
    Broad Street
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Brenda Miller

Posted at 10:16am
I would like to send the family my condolences. May God grant you all the peace that surpass understanding during the loss of your love both now and in the many days ahead. Love you all your cousin, Brenda Rankin Miller

Sage Cline

Posted at 06:32pm
Johnny, keep the wrestling mat ready in the Promised Land. We'll practice together some day. May God watch over your family, brother. - Your D. Matt Thompson wrestling team mate, Sage Cline.

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