Philip Alden Lewis, 80, of 355 Twin Ponds Lane, Vass, died on Monday, February 21, 2011, at First Health Moore Regional Hospital.
A visitation will be held at Cox Memorial Funeral Home Friday, February 25, from 6 until 8 p.m.
A memorial service will be held at a later date in Norwich, Connecticut.
Born in 1930, Mr. Lewis was the son of the late Forest Tremble and Hazel Elizabeth Phillips Lewis. He was a Korean War veteran who retired from the United States Navy and later from the US Postal Service. He was a member of Trinity Methodist Church in Norwich, Connecticut.
Mr. Lewis is survived by his wife, Alice Marie Ormord Lewis; one daughter, Diane Marie Wisniewski and husband, Joseph of Pennsylvania; three sons, Richard Allen Puetz and wife Kathy of Hawaii, Dennis Arthur Lewis and wife Kim of Statesville, and Philip Alden Lewis, Jr. and wife Jacie of Vass; special niece Linda Ellen Bruce of Connecticut; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Richard Lewis.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.