Lewis E. Mims, Jr. was born on August 3,1947 in Rowesville,SC to the late Lewis E. Mims, Sr. and the late Marie M. Morgan.
On October 25,2020, Lewis earned his wings and ascended into heaven to be with his heavenly father.
Lewis retired and moved back to South Carolina in the early 2000s, upon moving back home he began doing handy work for anyone that needed. He was truly a jack of all trades.
Lewis was employed at the Famith Health Centers, Inc. in 2017 until his health failed.
Lewis graduated from Wilkinson High School in 1964. Lewis was enlisted in the United States Army from 1967-1972. After leaving the U.S. Army, Lewis moved to New York. Lewis gained his employment by working for various construction companies and he enjoyed working with his hands.
Lewis was joined in holy matrimony to Cynthia Mims on July 1,2002. Lewis was a devoted, caring, loving, and supportive husband.
Lewis accepted Christ as his personal Lord and savior. Lewis was a member of Central United Methodist Church in Rowesville, SC where he served as a Lay Speaker until the church closed. Lewis joined Sheepgate Deliverance Ministry on May 6,2018.
Lewis loves to fish, he enjoyed the outdoor life, he was a man who would do anything for you and would give you the shirt off his back. He truly enjoyed people, conversating, laughing and smiling with others.
Lewis was preceded in death by his parents Lewis E. Mims, Sr and Marie Morgan, and two sons David Young and Lewis Mims; one daughter: Tyra Stancil; one sister: Mamie Govan; two brothers: John Mims and Thomas Tucker; two sister-in-law: Deborah Williams and Kathleen Carter; and three brothers-in-law: Victor Thomas; Perry Thomas and Steven Thomas.
Lewis leaves to cherish his precious memories: three sons: Kevin (Denise) Mims of Long Island, New York; Maurice (Ebony) Mims of Bronx,New York and Christopher Stancil of Bronx,New York; three daughter: Stephanie (Andre) Lewis, Kendall (Ralph) McKay and Daphne (Hassan) Abu’Hakim, all of Jackson,Florida; one adopted son: Malachi Govan of Orangeburg,SC; twenty-one grandchildren: Kyle, Autum, Keilani, Aisha, Chris, Nia, Rome, Hunter, Moasia, Mason, Ralph, Andre, Lamont, Porscha, Andreya, Darren, Ebony (Tresair), Khadija, Charlene, Talia and David; eleven great grands, two sisters: Lindell (Edward) Ellis of Matwan, New Jersey, Doris (Lawrence) Dudley of Orangeburg, South Carolina; one brother: Lucius Mims of Rowesville, South Carolina; four brothers-in-law: Harold (Earnestine) Thomas of Jesper,Georgia, Eric Thomas of Poolar,Georgia, Daryl (Thomasena) Thomas of New York and Anthony (Pamela) Thomas of New Jersey; five sister-in-law: Sharon (Keith) Miller of Palm Bay, Florida, Tracy Thomas of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Adraine (Vincent) Stokes of New York, Jackie Thomas of New York,NY, and Beulah Mims of Bowman,South Carolina, one aunt: Claudia Dixon of Orangeburg, South Carolina and one special cousin: Fannie Bell of Orangeburg, South Carolina. Lewis also leaves and abundance of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends who truly loved him and will miss him dearly. Lewis would always say Peace and Love to all.
The service will proceed as follows:
The viewing will be held on Thursday,November 5,2020 at Glover's Funeral Home from 12:00pm until 7:00pm.
The funeral will be held on Friday, November 6,2020 at Glover's Funeral Home beginning at 11:00am. Services will be streamed live on our Facebook page Glover's Funeral Home of Orangeburg. All those attending must wear a mask and adhere to all COVID-19 rules and regulations.
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