“Blessed by God, who has not turned away my prayer, nor His mercy from me.” Psalm 66:20
Kyle Lewis, 57, of Hampton, passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., following a courageous battle with lung cancer.
Kyle was born August 16, 1956 in Carter County to the late Kenneth Sr. and Ressie Hazelwood Lewis. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Amber Shaw Calhoun; an infant sister, Gaynell Lewis; two brothers, Bob Lewis Sr. and Kenneth “Pat” Lewis Jr.; and a niece, Celia Ann Campbell.
Kyle was a member of Union Baptist Church, Dividing Ridge community, having accepted Christ as his Savior as a youth.
Survivors include two daughters, Tracy Guy (Jeff) of Hampton and Ashley DiFatta (Antonio) of Franklin, Tenn.; three grandsons, Lane and Timber Shaw of Butler and Antonio DiFatta Jr. of Franklin, Tenn.; a brother, Eugene Lewis (Renee), and three sisters, Kay Pierce (Ralph), Mary Parrish (Harold) of Hampton and Sandra Isakson of Elizabethton; and a sister-in-law, Vivien Lewis of Elizabethton. Numerous nephews, nieces, cousins and friends also survive.
The family wishes to express our deepest gratitude to the nurses and staff of the IC Unit of Centennial Memorial Hospital, Nashville, for the loving care given to our brother. We also thank the friends, churches and neighbors who have lovingly prayed for our entire family during this grievous time. Special thanks also to a niece, Diana Maxwell.
It was Mr. Lewis’ wishes to be cremated with no formal service. Family members will have a private service at a later date. Condolences to the Lewis family may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.