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Eddie Lewis

November 24, 1955 — December 20, 2019

Hoboken – Eddie Lewis, 64, of Hoboken passed away Friday evening (December 20, 2019) at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville after a brief illness.

Born in Waycross, GA his parent were Isaiah Hodes Lewis and Beatrice Mary Dryden Lewis. He is also preceded in death by 3 brothers, Ray Lewis, David Lewis, and Kenny Lewis; and a sister, Janice Greene.

Eddie was a foreman for Seaboard Construction Company, a member of Mt. Zion Christian Church and loved to talk about Christ and witness to people. He never met a stranger and enjoyed socializing with everyone. Eddie also enjoyed horses, riding his motorcycle, running heavy equipment, building things, drinking coffee and traveling to the mountains.

Survivors include his wife of 41 yrs., Diane Lewis of Hoboken; 3 sons, Wayne Lewis of Hoboken, Jesse Lewis of Savannah, and David Lewis (Tia) of Hoboken; a daughter and son-in-law, Marie Hickox (Troy) of Hortense; 2 special children he raised, Karen Burgess and Daniel Burgess of Melbourne, FL; 9 grandchildren, Dustin Lewis, Blake Lewis, Tamara Lewis, Annie Lewis, Kassie Lewis, Nevaeh Crews, Dezree Hickox, Dalton Hickox, and Isaiah Lewis; 2 brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles Lewis (Deanna) of Blackshear and Tony Lewis (Constance) of Hoboken; a sister and brother-in-law, Faye Thrift (Gregg) of Hoboken; 2 sisters-in-law, Sherri Lewis of Hoboken and Linda Cottingham(Ronnie) all of Hoboken; 2 brothers-in-law, Barry Lee (Amy) and McCoy Lee (Becky) all of Hoboken; and also several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Visitation will be held Saturday evening (December 28, 2019) starting at 6pm at Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

A funeral service will be held Sunday afternoon (December 29, 2019) at 2pm at the chapel of Frye Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Rhoden officiating. Burial will follow in High Bluff Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Christopher Lewis, James Lewis, Carl Wilson, Anthony Lewis, D.J. Lee, Clay Anderson, C.L.Lewis and Keith McInvale.

The family will be receiving friends at the home of Diane Lewis, 537 Chicago Ave. Hoboken, GA 31542

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at


Frye Funeral Home
  • 136 Satilla Ave.
    Nahunta, Georgia 31553

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Frye Funeral Home
  • 136 Satilla Ave.
    Nahunta, Georgia 31553


High Bluff Cemetery
  • High Bluff Rock Rd.
    Waycross, GA 31501
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