Garland “Marshall” Lewis of Hayes, Virginia, passed away on Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at the age of 77.
Marshall was born in Gloucester to Leslie and Evelyn Lewis. He was a fine southern gentleman who lived life to the fullest and loved to make people laugh. He befriended his sweetheart, Bonnie, at a young age and they ultimately wed in 1962. Shortly after, Marshall enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard where he served his country for 30 years, retiring as a Lieutenant Commander in 1992. After his military retirement, he worked in the Virginia ABC stores for many years. Marshall was also a member of the Achilles Masonic Lodge, AF & AM 281, Khedive Temple of the Shriners, Tidewater Past President & Royal Order of Jesters.
Marshall was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Lewis; daughter and son-in-law, Marsha and Ashby Morgan; son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Stacey Lewis; sisters, Carolyn Broadwell and Melissa Ware; grandchildren, Phillip Morgan, Adam Morgan, Kyle Lewis, Megan Phelps, Sydney Hockaday, Ashton Lewis, and Avery Lewis, and seven beautiful great-grandchildren. Marshall is also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends that he influenced throughout his life.
The family received friends on Sunday, July 10, 2022, from 4-5:30 p.m. at Hogg Funeral Home. A funeral service was held on Monday, July 11, 2022, beginning at 11 a.m. at Bethany United Methodist Church (1860 Hayes Road, Gloucester Point, Va.). The service was conducted by Pastor Art Wolz, followed by interment with military honors and Masonic rites in Gloucester Point Cemetery. People wishing to honor Marshall’s commitment to his community and philanthropy can make memorial contributions to Bethany UMC (P.O. Box 527, Gloucester Point, Va. 23062) or to Khedive Temple Transportation Fund (645 Woodlake Drive, Chesapeake, Va. 23320).
Services under the direction of Hogg Funeral Home.