Sgt. St. Clair Theophilus Lewis, age 77, of Matoaca, VA, passed away on Monday, January 10, 2022. He was born to the late Fitzallen “F.A.” and Elaine Lewis in Four Roads, Diego Martin, Trinidad and Tobago on December 5, 1944. He met his wife, Laurrice Lewis, in Diego Martin and they married on March 20, 1970. Sgt. Lewis served in the United States Army for 20 years, earning an Honorable Discharge upon his retirement. During his service, he was stationed overseas in Korea and Germany; and domestically in Hawaii, Maryland, Texas, and Virginia. He proudly served as a diesel mechanic and was a veteran of the Gulf War. After retirement, he relocated to Jacksonville, FL, where he spent time with his sisters Gwendolyn and Silma, his many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was a brother to Horace (deceased), Reynold (“James,” 86), Gerald (“Jeff” deceased), Violet (deceased), Florence (deceased), Silma (79), (Gwendolyn (deceased), Elema (deceased) and Nathaniel (“Joe,” 73). He was brother-in-law to Betty Lewis (Bride of James) and Linda Lewis (Bride of Horace).
St. Clair is survived by his son, Kester Lewis, and daughter-in-law, Ayanna; and daughters, Glenna Lewis, Joy Hunter, and son-in-law, RC, and Mildred Lewis. He doted on and loved his grandchildren Amaya, Gabriel, Alexander (Glenna); Jazmin and Annaya (Kester); Ryen and Greyson (Joy); and Milea and Naima (Mildred).
St. Clair/Jack/Mr. Lewis/Dad will be remembered as a loving father, grandfather, uncle, son, brother, brother-in-law, and friend. We will love you always and forever. Memories don’t live as people do; we will always remember you.
The family offers many thanks and abundant blessings to those who cared for St. Clair at the Adult Day Health Center, Corey & Che Private Duty Homecare, McGuire VA, and Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center and Hospice.
A memorial service will be held at 11am on Friday, January 21, 2022, at Affinity Funeral Service-Mechanicsville Chapel, 8074 Mechanicsville Tpke, Mechanicsville, VA 23111.
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Tribute donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Foundation.