Donnie Oliver Lewis, 88 of Otway, passed away Saturday, December 4, 2021 at Carteret Health Care. He was born December 9, 1932 in Carteret County to Alex and Mollie Lewis who preceded him, and has continued to live in this area for most of his life.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, December 8, 2021, at Otway Christian Church in Otway. The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, December 9, 2021 at the church with Rev. Merle Hunt and Rev. Jack Mumford officiating, the interment will follow the service in the Lewis Cemetery in Otway.
Donnie was a proud veteran of both the U.S. Army and U.S. Coast Guard where he served a total of seven years. He worked as a Deck Captain on a dredge boat, and also worked for many years at Cherry Point Marine Base serving in many capacities.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter Sandra Lynn Gillikin; and three brothers, J.T. Lewis, Clyde and Cecil Gillikin.
He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Beverly Lewis of Otway, granddaughter, Bobby Lynn Gillikin; great granddaughter, Victoria Rose Salter; brother, Alex Lewis; sister-in-law, Judy Salter, as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family members and special friends.
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Arrangements by Noe Funeral Service, Inc. of Beaufort, NC.
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