Birkey Leroy Lewis, age 89, of Banner, KY, husband of Rebial Garrett Lewis, passed away Friday, November 6, 2020 at the Highlands ARH, Prestonsburg, KY. He was born August 1, 1931 in Woods, KY, a son of the late Elder Kainey and Jessie Dillon Lewis. He was a member of the Brandy Keg Freewill Baptist Church, member of the Floyd Co. Freewill Baptist Ministers Association, a Korean War Marine Veteran, a member of the Auxier DAV and was a retired mechanic welder.
In addition to his wife, Rebial, he is survived by one daughter; Janice Lee Lewis (Dallas) Justice, Banner, KY, one sister; Generieve Lewis, Banner, KY, two grandsons; Christopher and Chad Justice, 6 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and six brothers; Fred, James, Chester, Bobby Gene, Glen and Forrest D. Lewis, three sisters; Josephine Tate, Kathryn Sizemore and Mary Lewis.
Funeral service will be conducted Monday, November 9, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel with Dave Garrett, Steve Slone and Jack Hunt officiating. Entombment will follow in the Gethsemane Gardens, Prestonsburg, KY, visitation is after 1 p.m. Sunday at Hall Funeral Home.
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