2010-12-17 / Obits

Archie Lee Lewis


Archie Lee Lewis, a 49-year Rockaway resident, died December 6.

Lewis was born in Goldsboro, North Carolina and later moved to Rockaway and worked for the New York City Department of Sanitation. He was an avid baseball and chess player.

Lewis was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Lewis and son, Archie Lewis Jr.

He is survived by his children, Sharon Lewis, Maureen Lewis, Tonja Miller of Lorain, Ohio; Sheila Ashley of Cleveland, Ohio, Sherry Ashley of and Keith Ashley both of Jamaica, New York; brothers, Billy Lewis and Ricky Lewis; sisters, Wilhelmenia Richardson, Cynthia Copeland and Torrey Michelle Burden; chess friends, John Black and George Jr.; special friend, Sabrina and best friend, Daisy Johnson.

A funeral mass took place at New Hope Baptist Church, Rockaway Beach.

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