Durwood Callihan Lewis thumbnail

Durwood Callihan Lewis

January 15, 1927 - May 16, 2011

Durwood Callihan Lewis, 84, died Monday, May 16, 2011.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at Sunnyside Cemetery in Scotland Neck.

Durwood was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother. He retired after 37 years from the NC Department of Corrections as Superintendent at Caledonia Correctional Institution in Tillery.

Durwood was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtie Inez Monroe Lewis.

He is survived by his daughters, Iris Anita Moore of Nashville and Shelby Jean Lewis of Smithfield; sons, Durwood Wayne Lewis and wife Rachelle of Scotland Neck and Floyd Thomas Lewis and wife Salli of Grandy; sister-in-law, Juanita Lewis of Fayetteville; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Dawson Baptist Church, 9775 Thirteen Bridges Road, Enfield, NC 27823.

Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.

Life Event Timeline

Help tell the story of Durwood by contributing to the Life Event Timeline. Upload the photo of an event...

Post an Event

Leave a Condolence

Be the first to share a memory of Durwood.

Post a Condolence

What our families say...

“They treated us like family.”


A Session ID is required to purchase jewelry with your loved one's fingerprint, click here to continue. If you do not have an ID, click here to contact us to get your Session ID.