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Chester Raymond Lewis, Jr.

2023-01-23

Chester Raymond Lewis, Jr., 68 of Yulee, Florida passed away on Monday, January 23, 2023, at Baptist Medical Center of Jacksonville.

Born on February 16, 1954, in Jacksonville, Florida to the late Chester Lewis and Betty Rodda Lewis. He grew up in Yulee, Florida and graduated from Fernandina Beach High School in 1972. After graduating with an Associate Degree from Florida Junior College he married Kathy Williams Lewis in 1975.

After graduation Raymond began working for a Timber Company as a Truck Driver. In November of 1981 the couple welcomed one child into their home. Raymond’s son remembers him as a dedicated and loving Father who always encouraged them to pursue their goals.

Raymond was as quirky and witty individual who loved collecting World War II memorabilia and who was passionate about his family.

Raymond is preceded in death by his wife of 22 years, Kathy Williams Lewis, who passed away in December of 1997. His parents, Chester Lewis (2009) and Betty Rodda Lewis (2007).

He leaves behind his Son Joshua Lewis (Allison), four siblings, Dianne Haymans, Robert “Bobby” Lewis, Cathy Lewis (Ralph Green), Sandra Shelton (Jimmy). Sisterin-law, Becky Snead (Johnny) and numerous nieces and nephews. Longtime friend, Laverne Jacobs, Fur baby, Chrissy

Graveside funeral services will be at 1:00pm on Tuesday, January 31,2023 at Hughes Cemetery where he will also be laid to rest beside his wife and parents.

The family will receive friends from 12:00pm until the hour of the service at Hughes Cemetery.

Donations may be made in his memory to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

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