1932 Ray 2022

Ray Lewis

June 4, 1932 — July 14, 2022

Asheboro

Archie Ray Lewis, age 90, passed away on Thursday, July 14 at Randolph Health.  Ray was born in Candor, NC on June 4, 1932 to James Robert Lewis and Bertie Alma Lamonds Lewis.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his youngest daughter, Derinda, and by his brothers, Harold Lewis, Bobby Lewis, and Billy Lewis.

Surviving are his wife and the love of his life, LaVaughn Greene Lewis who he met in 1950 and married in 1953, daughter Pam Lewis (Henry) and son Bart Lewis (Allison, Seth, and Macy).  He enjoyed and loved all of his children.  He had a happy childhood and became a Christian in 1944.  Ray graduated from Candor High School in 1950 and Pfeiffer Junior College in 1954 where he played baseball and was President of the student body in 1953.  He graduated from Pfeiffer College in the first full 4-year class in 1957.  He served in the U.S. Army from 1956 to 1958 as Chief Chaplain Assistant 4th Army Headquarters, San Antonio, Texas.  

Ray worked in textiles for Klopman Mills and Burlington Industries.  He later sold real estate and taught Business Law at Montgomery Community College.

Ray was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Asheboro from 1960 to present and was provided the opportunity to serve as deacon and elder.

Among Ray's many interests, he especially loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting quail with his dogs, fishing, and golfing.

Ray will Lie in Repose on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Ave., Asheboro. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 2:00 pm in the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Brian Rummage officiating. The Randolph County Honor Guard will be providing military honors at the conclusion of the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made, in Ray's honor, to First Presbyterian Church, 420 W. Walker Avenue, Asheboro, NC 27203.

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Lie in Repose

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

1:00 - 5:00pm (Eastern time)

Pugh Funeral Home - Asheboro

437 Sunset Ave. , Asheboro, NC 27203

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Wednesday, July 20, 2022

2:00 - 2:45pm (Eastern time)

Pugh Funeral Home - Asheboro

437 Sunset Ave. , Asheboro, NC 27203

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