Thomas Aaron Lewis

February 18, 1936 - August 23, 2017

02/18/1936 - 08/23/2017

Past Services

Friday August 25, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910
252-332-3122 | Directions
Saturday August 26, 2017
11:00 am
Highland Memorial Gardens
US 13 South, 109 Ward Road
Ahoskie, NC 27910
Additional Information:

Phil Terry will be officiating the service.

AHOSKIE, NC – Mr. Thomas Aaron Lewis, age 81, passed away on August 23, 2017.

Mr. Lewis was born on February 18, 1936 to George Aaron and Nannie Nichols Lewis in Hertford County, NC. He as married to Peggy Willoughby Lewis for fifty-seven years. Thomas spent his life tending the land as a farmer, enjoying his time outdoors. Thomas was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend that will be deeply missed by all that knew him.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Cecil, JE, and Charles Lewis, and his brother-in-law, CJ Liverman.

Thomas is survived by his daughter, Celeste Baisey and husband BB of Winterville, NC; his granddaughter, Taylor Baisey of Winterville, NC; two sisters, Faye Liverman of Ahoskie, NC, and Ann Hunter and husband Don of Raleigh, NC; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Friday, August 25, 2017, from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC. At other times, friends may visit at the home of Faye Liverman, Mr. Lewis’s sister.

A celebration of life graveside funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017, at 11:00 am at the Highland Memorial Gardens, Ahoskie, NC, with Phil Terry, officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made directly to the Union Rural Fire Department, 103 Union Road, Ahoskie, NC 27910 or online by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Lewis family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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Neil Morgan from High Point
6 years ago

Remember all those good times at the store before everyone started their day.

Johnnie Farmer
6 years ago

Celeste, BB and Taylor, our hearts are heavy with yours in this tragic loss of family. May God bless you with comfort and peace. Love and prayers. Johnnie Ray and Paula

Tamara Maxbauer Burnette
6 years ago

Thank you, Thomas for being a second father to me. You taught me to drive and kept me from smoking with some firm, loving discipline. I’m sorry I didn’t get to tell you “thank you” in person.

Nancy Wall
6 years ago

Faye, I am so sorry for the pain you and your family are suffering because of losing Thomas and Peggy. Please remember that all of you are in my thoughts and prayers. If I can help in any way, please call me at 252-287-9692.

Faye Babb
6 years ago

He was a very nice man and he was my oldest sisters brother in law and remember going to gatherings on numerous occasions it was always pleasant .