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Citadel News Service

For Release
Oct. 18, 2004

 Cadet dies in auto accident          

           Cadet 2nd Lt. Creighton Andrew “Andy” Lewis died around 5:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, in a single car accident. Lewis lost control of his vehicle and hit a tree about 10 minutes from his home in Whitmire, S.C., where he was visiting his parents for the weekend.               

Campus Memorial Service
A campus memorial service will be at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21
in Summerall Chapel.

           Cadet Lewis was a member of Charlie
Company and his company’s Honor Committee representative. During his four years at The Citadel, he had been a member of the tennis team, was a Dean’s List student, a member of the Republican Society and worked as head counselor for The Citadel Summer Camp. During his sophomore year, Lewis studied a semester abroad at Griffith University on the Gold Coast in Australia. He also was a squad corporal his sophomore year and squad sergeant his junior year. When at home he worked for the familiy business, The Lewis Nursery and Farm Inc.

Cadet 2nd Lt. Creighton Andrew Lewis in his senior yearbook photo.

Cadet Lewis was majoring in business and had plans to go to law school. He was scheduled to graduate in May 2005.

           Surviving are his parents William "Bill" Primm and Elizabeth "Beth" Marshall Lewis, his paternal grandparents, Clayteen and Betty Marberry Lewis of Greenville, S.C., and a brother, William P. Lewis, Jr. of Greenville, S.C. He was predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Willis Andrew "Dub", Jr. and Lelia Elizabeth "Lib" Moore Marshall. He is also survived by his loving dog Shadow.

           Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, at Whitmire Presbyterian Church. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, at the church. Pallbearers will be his fellow cadets.

           Memorials may be made to The Citadel or Whitmire Presbyterian Church. The Lewis family encourages anyone in The Citadel family to contact them the following ways:

Beth and Bill Lewis, 5410 Whitmire Hwy., Whitmire, SC 29178




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