Pepper Lewis passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2020, after a long struggle with COPD.
Pepper was born in Muncie, Indiana, in 1944 and eventually moved with his family to Northern Virginia. He graduated from James Madison High School in Vienna and attended the College of William & Mary.
He later served in Vietnam as an officer in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, where he was awarded the Bronze Star. After service to his country, Pepper spent most of his career in sales, but later settled in Virginia Beach as an employee in the City Treasurer’s office.
Pepper was preceded in death by his mother, Marcella Lewis; wife, Freddie Moody; and his friend, Dave Tuttle.
He is survived by his sister, Cheri Larson, and her husband, Bill; stepdaughter, Frieda Collins; stepson, Ron Arrington; and dog, Perro.
A celebration of Pepper’s life will be held at some point after coronavirus restrictions have been lifted. A notification with details of the celebration will be posted.
Share online condolences with the family at Cremation Society of Virginia.