Robert Edward Lewis, 77, died Friday, January 30, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital in Greenville.
A native of Henderson County, he was the son of the late William Lewis & Mildred Lewis Wooten. Robert is also preceded in death by two sisters, Mildred Virginia Savitski and Mary Alice Fisher; a brother, William Ernest Lewis, Jr.; and a granddaughter, Lisa Renee Lark.
Having lived most of his life in Asheville, he worked for Vulcan for 37 years. He was of the Baptist faith and was an avid bingo player. Robert had a heart of gold never meeting a stranger. He was caring, loving, and devoted father and grandfather. Robert will be dearly missed.
He is survived by two daughters, Linda Anderson and her fiancÈ Mark Edmond and Rita Metcalf and her boyfriend Anthony Shelton all of Greenville; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three sisters, Shirley Taeuver of Delta, PA, Carolyn Owens, and Judy Williams both of Arden; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at the Chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home in Hendersonville. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hendersonville. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 9:00 PM on Monday, February 2, 2015 at the funeral home.