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Elder Charles Douglas Lewis, Sr.

Memorial for Elder Charles Douglas Lewis, Sr.

Born in Altair, Texas on Sep. 11, 1945
Departed on Nov. 30, 2013 and resided in Austin, TX.
Visitation: Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Service: Friday, Dec. 6, 2013
1:00 pm
Cemetery: Williams Paradise Cemetery
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Charles Douglas Lewis, Sr. was born September 11, 1945 in Altair, Texas to Mrs. Althea Miller who preceded him in death. He departed this life on November 30, 2013 at St. David's Hospital in Austin, Texas.

Charles attended school in Eagle Lake, Texas. Upon graduating from E. H. Henry High School in 1965, he attended Whorton Junior College. He then attended the Gary Job Corp in San Marcos, Texas where he received many certificates of honor for his work and accomplishments.

He was employed for many years by the Travis State School. he later worked at Mueller Airport and the Doubletree Hotel.

He married the love of his life, Brenda Grandberry in 1975. To this union two children were born.

As a young man he was a faithful member of the Altair Pentecostal Church until moving to Austin in 1968. Charles later united with the Alpha Seventh-Day Adventist Church where he remained active until his death. He held numerous offices in the church including Elder, Head Deacon, Usher, and his favorite, Prayer Warrior.

He spent a lot of his time studying and teaching the Bible. He held Bible study whenever possible. In spite of his wife's illness and his own disability, he never let anything get in the way of his passion for serving the Lord.

He leaves to cherish his memories his wife Brenda; one son, Charles D. Lewis, jr. (Carriza); two daughters Charlene and Collete, all of Austin, Texas; one sister, Trula Garner of Altair, Texas; four grandchildren and a host of cousins, nephews, other relatives and friends including two very special friends, Fred Snell and Herbert Davis.

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