Lewis Revels, Jr., 71, Rossville, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 18, 2018, surrounded by his family.
He was born May 18, 1947 to the late Lewis Revels Sr. and Margaret Hargraves. Mr. Revels grew up in the Rossville area and was a member of Simpson Memorial United Methodist Church. Lewis was a graduate of Rossville High School, class of 1965 and graduated from UTC with an engineering degree and a Master’s Degree from UTK. He started his career by collecting coins and was the owner of Chattanooga Coin, Inc., Choo Choo Rentals, Inc., and the Chattanooga Coin Wholesaler, Inc. Lewis was a numismatist and an entrepreneur. He was selfless and always thinking of others and always giving back to the surrounding communities. Lewis was a mentor to many and if you knew him, you knew he never met a stranger. He was the rock of his family and they loved him dearly.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Keith Revels.
Survivors are his wife, Mary Cantrell Revels; children, Fawn Melissa Revels, Lee Allen Revels, & Chris (Catherine) Revels; step-children, Melanie L. Acree (Scottie Hightower), Amy M. Adams (Ruble Conaster), Haley M. (Charles) Hendericks, and grandchildren, Julia Sannes, Meggan Acree, Tyler Adams, Jace Acree, Zackary Adams, Preston, Vivy, and Charley Hendericks; great-granddaughter, Layla Jane Cornwall; three brothers and one sister.
Funeral services will be held 1 pm Friday in the South Crest Chapel with Rev. Deborah Dickerson officiating. Entombment will follow in the Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park Mausoleum. Pallbearers will be Lee Allen Revels, Tyler Adams, Jace Acree, Zackary Adams, Wes Mull, Nathan Cornwall, and Patrick Beairsto.
Condolences may be shared at lane-southcrestchapel.com.
The family will receive friends from 4-8 pm Thursday at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.