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Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Wednesday July 21st, 2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Thursday July 22nd, 2021

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James Willie "Roundman" Lewis

James Willie “Roundman” Lewis, 65, of Reidsville went home to be with his Lord and family on Saturday, July 17, 2021.

His celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, July 22, 2021 at Wilkerson Funeral Home with his friend and Pastor Tommy Puryear officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Memory Gardens.

James was born August 26, 1955 to the late Willie Ray Lewis and Mildred Cook Lewis. He was greeted in heaven by his dad, mom and brothers Jimmy Ray Lewis and Roger Allen Lewis and a sister, he is meeting for the first time.

James loved NASCAR and dirt track racing, it didn’t matter. He was an Earnhardt fan and had many of his collectibles. He was also a Dallas Cowboys fan all his life. He always enjoyed pulling for the UNC Tarheels during the tournaments. James loved people and never met a stranger and enjoyed talking and joking around with people. He was always ready to start up a ROOK game and he and his partner would win every time. James loved the outdoors, sitting on his porch, mowing, and planting flowers. He enjoyed the fellowship of his brothers and sisters in Christ at Penn Memorial Baptist Church, where he was a member. He could not always attend because of health issues but he loved to call and talk with the members.

He will be truly missed by his friends and family especially his wife of 40 years, Cindy Pruitt Lewis, nephews, Eddie Lewis, who was like a son and Rodney Lewis; nieces, Angel Joyce, Jennifer Lovings and Elisabeth Pruitt; special nephew, Nicklaus Duncan; in-laws, Christine Lewis, Angela Kallam, Virginia Bailey, Barbara Pruitt and Rick Duncan; God son and great nephew, Joshua Lewis and great nephews, Jacob Hunt, Matthew Lovings, Christian Pruitt; great nieces, Kristy Lewis and Alyssa Pruitt; several great great nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Wilkerson Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 21st from 6:00 – 8:00 PM and other times at the home.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Rockingham County Animal Shelter, 250 Cherokee Camp Road, Reidsville, NC 27320.

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A candle was lit in memory of James Lewis

Irish Dickerson Oct 19 2021 9:22 AM

So sorry to hear the passing of James. He was one of my best friends in high school.

Sammy Ware Aug 1 2021 7:33 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Lewis

Sharon & Jack Clifton Jul 26 2021 5:55 PM

Cindy I am so sorry to hear of James' passing. Ray and I loved chatting with James at the car shows. I know he loved the car shows just about as much as anyone. Hope you will continue to be at the shows with your vehicles. We were neighbors for many years and had lots of good memories on Washington Avenue with James , Mildred and your family. You are in my prayers and I cannot imagine what it's like to lose your soul mate. Take care.

Vicky Denny Jul 25 2021 10:22 AM

I'm so sorry to hear this news Cindy! My family always thought so much of James. He was such a kind hearted man who loved to make others smile. You are in my prayers during this time.

Amy Deel Jul 23 2021 3:39 PM

Dear Cindy and family.. I'm very sorry to hear of the passing of James. He always made sure to greet us when we were at Penn Memorial while in town. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Ernie and Susan

ernie massey Jul 22 2021 2:34 PM

Cindy, thinking of you. You're in my prayers. I know you will miss him dearly. Love you

Pat Saunders Jul 21 2021 11:16 PM

So sorry for your loss. Knew James from old West End area and went to school with him.

Ron Collins Jul 21 2021 7:22 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James Lewis

vicki james Jul 21 2021 2:24 PM

Cindy - I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Phyllis Mays Norman Jul 20 2021 10:58 PM

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