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Official Obituary of

Mr. James Thomas Lewis Jr.

March 26, 2024

Mr. James Thomas Lewis Jr. Obituary

Mr. James Thomas Lewis Jr. of Crawfordville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, March 26, 2024. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2024, 11:00 a.m. at Mount Tabor Missionary Baptist Church, 2606 W Grace St, Tampa, FL 33607, with Elder Harry L. Harris, Officiating. 

Mr. Lewis was a native of Tampa, Florida for 72 years. He attended Howard W. Blake High School and is a graduate of the Class of 1963. He was a member of Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church. He was employed as a Producer and Director at WTVT - FOX 13 for 32 years.

He leaves to cherish his memory: his devoted wife, Jackie of Crawfordville, GA; two daughters, Vicki R. Lewis and Valerie R. Lewis, both of Crawfordville, GA; one son, James T. Lewis III (Bridgette) of Buford, GA; five grandchildren, Christina Wainwright (Fredrick), Harrison Lewis, Jalyn Lewis, Karden Lewis and Leyah Lewis; seven great-grandchildren, Brandon Lewis, Caleb Wainwright, Fredrick Wainwright Jr., Lilianna Stevens, Aaron Lewis, Niyahla Dwyer, Nahari Lewis; sister, Delores Lewis Williams; two brothers, Jack D. Lewis (Deborah), Walter Crawford (Hattie) all of Tampa, FL; bonus brother, Harry L. Harris (Deborah) of Grand Island, FL; sisters-in-law, Evelyn Henderson of Brooksville, FL, Harriet Watkins of Ruskin, FL, Margaret Ross of Ruskin, FL, Alice Holden of Locust Grove, GA, Jernice Martin of Tampa, FL; brothers-in-law, Leon Chester (Yun) of Hialeah, FL, Eric Chester of Tampa, FL; aunt, Louise Lewis of Tampa, FL; and a host of family, friends, nieces, nephews, cousins, New Jersey Family, and Georgia Family.

A visitation will be held on Friday, April 5, 2024, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606.

Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners

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April 5, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ray Williams Funeral Home
301 N. Howard Avenue
Tampa, FL 33606

Funeral Service
April 6, 2024

11:00 AM
Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church
2606 W. Grace Street
Tampa, FL 33607


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