Roger Lee Lewis

Published 1:38 pm Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Funeral services were held Saturday, July 25, 2020, at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel for Mr. Roger Lee Lewis, 65, of Gulfport, Mississippi who died Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at Gulfport Memorial Hospital.  Rev. Micheal Evans officiated.  Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Roger Lee “Pug” Lewis was born to the late Rosie Bournes and the late Shelton Clark.  He was a truck driver who worked at Fortenberry’s Service Station, Barefoot Lumber Company, Lawrence County Nursing Center, Joe Miles Lumber and Oreck.  He loved playing computer games with his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Vera Lewis; son, Charles Lewis and sister, Betty Lewis.

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He is survived by four daughters, LaTonya (Mon) Taylor of New Hebron; Natasha Lewis and Malissa Hill both of Silver Creek; Vera (Chris) Jones of Woodridge, Va; son, Richard (Tina) Madison of Monticello; three sisters, Willie Bournes and Gloria Evans both of Silver Creek; Barbara (Mark) Washington of Denham Springs, Louisiana; adopted sister, Pamela Newton of Prentiss; two brothers, Bobby Bournes  of Silver Creek; Marvin (Doretha) Bournes of Monticello; nine grandchildren, one aunt, Lillie Lewis of Silver Creek, MS; one uncle, Frank Lewis of Brookhaven and  many other relatives and friends.