He was preceded in death by his parents, John J. and Berta Peterson Lewis; and a sister, Ilene Vaughn.
Survivors include a daughter, Lisa Austin, North Carolina; seven cousins: Beulah Howard, Ada Hightower, Fredia Noe, Charles Hightower, David Hightower, Harold Howard and Larry Howard.
Visitation and Masonic rites were Thursday at Rich Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today at the funeral home with the Rev. Tim Thompson officiating.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Rich Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.