Eugene “Gene” Lewis

Published 4:55 pm Wednesday, November 11, 2020

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Eugene “Gene” Lewis, Hampton, date of birth May 26, 1949, went to be with his Lord and Saviour, on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.
A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Kenneth and Ressie Hazelwood Lewis.
Gene was a graduate of Hampton High School, Class of 1967. He served in Vietnam from 1967 to 1969 with the 4th of the 31st 196 C Company, Americal Division Army. He was a land developer.
Gene was a member of Union Baptist Church but attended Little Doe Free Will Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Sandra Holtsclaw and Kay Pierce, and three brothers, Robert and Kyle Lewis and Pat Lewis.
Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Renee Hill Lewis; daughters, Maci (Lucas) Andrews and Kendra Lewis; his sister, Mary Ruth (Harold); a special niece and nephew, Malone and Kinzey Hill; and his sister-in-law, Vivian Lewis.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 14, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Shane Waters and the Rev. Ronnie Campbell officiating. Music will be by Mike Hill. Active pallbearers will be Malone Hill, Mike Hill, Glen Campbell, Robert Lewis, Lucas Andrews, Jackson Killion, Bobby McGee and Harold Parrish. Honorary pallbearers will be Ralph Pierce, Herman Tolley, Bull Campbell and the Hampton High Graduating Class of 1967. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hampton High School Class of 1967 Scholarship Fund % Irene Jones, 225 VonCannon Drive, Johnson City, TN 37601 or the John Whitehead Cemetery Fund. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone is required to wear a mask and practice social distancing. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website at
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Lewis family.

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