John Stanback Lewis II, age 96, of Asheboro passed away on Friday, April 22, 2022 at his home.
Mr. Lewis was born in Randolph County on April 28, 1925 to Lacy and Fleta Kearns Lewis and was a graduate of Asheboro High School. John served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII, receiving a Purple Heart. He was retired from the US Agricultural and Stabilization Conservation Service after 46 years of service. John was a member of Central United Methodist Church, where he participated in the Lloyd's Bible Study. In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his wife, Roberta Gowan Lewis and brother, Lacy Lewis, Jr. John loved horses and showing his saddlebreds. He loved to cook and always enjoyed eating a good meal.
He is survived by his daughter, Lee Lewis Brown of Asheboro; son, Stan Lewis (Phyllis) of Asheboro; and granddaughter, Kelly Lewis of Asheboro.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at 11:00 am at Asheboro City Cemetery with Dr. J.F. Howard, Sr. officiating and with military honors by the Randolph County Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Randolph, 416 Vision Dr., Asheboro, NC 27203.