Joseph Nelson Lewis, 91, of Grimstead, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020. Joe retired as a boat captain from C & O Railroad. He was a member of Gwynn’s Island Baptist Church, Coast Guard Auxiliary, a lifetime member of the Abingdon Volunteer Fire Department, and the Masonic Lodge, Achilles, Virginia. Joe Joe was an avid pool player and could always be found on his boat the 3 M’s or grabbing a bite to eat while visiting the ladies at Linda’s Diner.
He is survived by two daughters, Melanie Morgan and Margaret Norman (Keith); three grandsons, Derek Leaver, Nick Leaver (Crystal) and Jason Robins (Lindsay); five great-grandchildren, Julian Leaver, Hayden Leaver, Jessie Leaver, Lyza Robins, and Sunny Robins.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, at Gwynn’s Island Cemetery, Gwynn, Va. Family received friends from 1:30-2 prior to the service at the cemetery. Faulkner Funeral Homes, Foster-Faulkner Chapel, Mathews, Virginia, assisted the family. Please be advised that current state-mandated guidelines applied to all in attendance, including social distancing and appropriate face covering. We sincerely appreciate your understanding.