Richard Lewis III
GREENVILLE — Graveside services for Richard Barnett Lewis III, 55, of Greenville, will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, at Lakewood Cemetery, with Dr. Samuel Evans officiating. He died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center. Services are under the direction of Redmon Funeral Home, Greenville.
He was born March 31, 1965, in Chicago, Illinois, to Richard and Mary Lewis. At the age of 16, he moved to Greenville. He was the life of every party. He believed that everyone should be friends and get along. His family is remarkably close and meant everything to him.
He was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Steve and Mary Preston; paternal grandparents, Richard and Elizabeth Lewis, Father Richard B. Lewis II; five uncles, Richard Preston, Earnest Preston, George Preston, Steve Preston and Tyrone Lewis; two aunts, Magnolia Whitaker and Henriata Fowlkes; one sister, Ricold Williams; and one great-grandson, Tedevyon Wells.
He is survived by his mother, Mary E. Lewis; one uncle, Victor Lewis; two aunts, Lillie Faulkner and Lillian Lewis; two brothers, Willie (Me’Shonda) Lewis and David (Rasheda) Caldwell; two sisters, Sharon (Ben) Brown and Rhonda Williams; three sons, Patrick (Mary) Harris, Richard B. Lewis IV and Isaiah Lewis; four daughters, Tiffany (Ted Wells) Martin, Nastassja Lewis, Kimberly Wright and Shantel Lewis; 14 grandchildren, Zachary, Jakerrius, Joshua, Tedvone, Ty’Layja, Zariah, Patrice, Zakyrie, Tommie, Samantha, Cha’Carra, Ky’Mya and Qua’Von; three great-grandchildren, Zuriel, Peyton and Zachary Jr.; one special cousin, Nelson Perine Jr.; one special friend, Eddie Crooms; his God family, parents, Keeth and Aiko Williams; two brothers, Herman Raggs and Dana (Valerie) Raggs; one sister, Seidah Williams; his special family, parents, Jimmy and Georgia Mosby; two sisters, Jennifer (Jeff) Commodore and Lasandra (Anthony) Chatman; three brothers, Jimmy Mosby Jr., Anthony (Jessica) Mosby and James (Tiffany) Mosby; a special friend and caregiver, Cynthia Martin; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Mr. Lewis served in the U.S. Army Reserve stationed in Greenville. He worked as security for the Gaming Commission and Greenville Mall, he also worked as a Juvenile detention officer in Arkansas.