Christopher L. Lewis



Christopher Lynn Lewis, age 57, beloved husband of 28 years to Ida Hodge Lewis, died on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Palmetto Health Tuomey.

Born in Sumter, he was the son of Loye Strange Lewis and the late William Lewis, Sr.
Chris was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed cooking for his family and friends and fishing, especially with his brother James. He loved to laugh and had a wonderful sense of humor. He was very family oriented and loved them all, especially his mother and grandchildren. He will be remembered as a very loving husband, son, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are: one son, Ryan Lewis of Dalzell, one step-son, David Ice of Sumter; two step-daughters, Bonnie Phelps of Laurinburg, NC and Renee Ice of Sumter; four brothers, Rev.Billy Lewis and his wife Diane of Vance, SC, Rev. Steven K. Lewis and his wife Linda of W. Columbia, Gary A. Lewis and his wife Renee of Bowman and James D. Lewis and his wife Peggy of Sumter; one sister, Brenda Lewis Osteen of Lexington and six grandchildren, William, Raina, Davyon, Justice, Kinleigh and Ryan, Jr.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in the Bullock Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. William "Billy" Lewis and Rev. Steve Lewis officiating.

The family will receive friends following the service.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 400 Percival Road, P.O. Box 6604, Columbia, SC 29260-6604.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.