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Darrell "Goat Man" Lewis, age 59, of Newland passed away on Monday October 3, 2011 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital in Elizabethton, TN.
A native of Avery County, he was born December 17, 1951 a son of the late Otis Quincey and Arlena Birchfield Lewis.
Darrell was a Crew Leader for the NC Forestry Service and enjoyed playing baseball, basketball and football, fishing and hunting. While he was a student at Avery High he received an award for the most tackles on the opposing team.
Darrell has left to cherish his memory: his son, Andrew Lewis and girlfriend, Hattie Shatzer of Newland; sister, Linda McCoury of Roaring Creek; brother, Dale Lewis of Newland, grand daughter, Katie Ann Lewis of Newland; ex-wife, Wanda Lewis of Newland; 11 nieces and nephews; 15 great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Darrell "Goat Man" Lewis will be conducted on Thursday, October 6th at 12:00 p.m. in the Grandfather Chapel of Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home with Mr. Jim Greene officiating. Interment will follow in the Ashley Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 5th from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.rsfh.net.
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland is serving the Lewis family.