Valdosta Daily Times

Obituaries

December 11, 2012

Donald Wayne Lewis

VALDOSTA — Donald Wayne Lewis, 71, of Jennings, Fla., passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at his home. Wayne was born in Jennings, Fla., on Feb. 25, 1941, to the late James Darrell Lewis and Mrs. Eddie Johns Lewis. He was a lifelong resident of Hamilton County and graduated from Jennings High School. In 1966, he married Eula Starling and started his family. Wayne retired from Occidental Chemical Company (PCS). He continued to work hard around the farm as long as he was able. He loved Go-Kart racing and the fellowship that came with it.  He was a man with a big tough exterior and while he could be tough when he needed to be, he is remembered for having a big heart and a gentle spirit as well. He had a way with people and put that gift to work helping others without making them feel needy. He was respected in his community and will be missed by all that knew him. Wayne was preceded in death by a grandson, Tyler Rogers.

Survivors include his wife, Eula Lewis; his son, Donnie Lewis and his daughter-in-law, Rhonda; his daughter, Karen Lewis; a brother, John Lewis, all of Jennings, Fla..; grandson, D.W. Lewis and a granddaughter, Tayler Rogers.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, in the chapel of Harry T. Reid Funeral Home, Jasper, Fla. Interment will follow at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery near Jennings.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home prior to the service on Wednesday from noon-2 p.m..

Harry T. Reid Funeral Home, Jasper, Fla. is in charge of arrangements. — Harry T. Reid Funeral Home

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Margaret Rivers

    Margaret Rivers, 76, of Valdosta, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014, at South Georgia Medical Center.

    April 19, 2014

  • John W. Whitaker Jr.

    Mr. John W. Whitaker Jr., “Shang”, age 65, passed on Sat., April 19, 2014, at the Lake Haven Nursing Home.

    April 19, 2014

  • Henry Grudzien

    Henry Grudzien, 91, of Valdosta died Saturday, April 19, 2014 at his home.

    April 19, 2014

  • Tommie Lee Aikens

    Funeral services for Ms. Tommie Lee Aikens will be held on Monday, April 21, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Union Cathedral Church with Rev. Wade S. McCrae, pastor, and Rev. Reginald Benjamin officiating.

    April 19, 2014

  • Sara Welch

    Sara Welch, 53, of Nashville, died Friday April 18, 2014 at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon.

    April 19, 2014

  • James Andrew Herring

    James Andrew Herring, 59, of Lilburn, Ga. passed away unexpectedly Wed., April 16, 2014.

    April 19, 2014

  • Martha Dene Amerson Plair

    Martha Dene Amerson Plair, 73, of Hahira passed away on Sat., April 19, 2014 at the Langdale Hospice House after a brief illness.

    April 19, 2014

  • John Stephen Pruden

    John Stephen Pruden of Valdosta Ga. passed away Saturday April 19, 2014 at South Georgia Medical Center.

    April 19, 2014

  • OBIT James Taylor 001 copy.jpg James Earl Taylor

    James Earl Taylor, 70, of Quitman died Friday, April 18, 2014 at the Lakehaven Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Clarence Wilson Dunaway Sr.

    Clarence Wilson Dunaway Sr., 86, of Lakeland Ga. passed away Friday, April 18, 2014 at South Georgia Medical Center.

    April 19, 2014

Top News
Poll

Given the amount of rain recently, what's your favorite “rain” song?

Singing in the Rain
Purple Rain
Have You Ever Seen the Rain?
November Rain
Rainy Night in Georgia
Other
     View Results