Bobby Lee Lewis was born on December 10, 1939 in Glen Allen, VA to Edna Thomas Lewis and Thomas (Shepard) Cosby. On December 21, 2018, the Lord gave Bobby his wings and called him quietly in his sleep, to the gates of Heaven.
Bobby, affectionately known as “Big Daddy” by his great grandchildren and grandchildren, was educated in the Richmond Public Schools. He worked as a Truck driver for many years until he took ill and was unable to continue as a Dump Truck driver. “Big Daddy” loved the holidays and spending time with family and friends. Bobby had the biggest heart of Gold and would do for anyone in need. He loved his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren
Bobby accepted Christ in his life at a young age and could recite scripture in the bible and make you understand them.
Bobby “BigDaddy” Lewis leaves to cherish his memory his Life Partner, Barbara “Mystic” Hampton; Sister Alene Cosby; three children, Deborah Alston, Bobby Lewis Jr., and Sharrah Brown (Brandon); two step-children, Ramone Beasley and Kim Brown (Phillip); six grandchildren, Joseph, Michael, Dy’mond, Bi’arrah, Syn’cere, and Nia; five step-grandchildren, Troy, London, Ma’ Chaelyn, Terry, and Mary; eight great step-grandchildren Donovan, Dominic, Derrick Jr., Logan, Royalty, Romello, Ryleigh, and Ma’lah; two special nieces Bonita and Candace; one Aunt Kitty; and a host of family and friends.
He was preceded in Death by his sister Jean Cosby, brothers Tom & Edwin Cosby, mother Edna Thomas, and father Shephard Cosby; Stepson Raheem Mahamoud and step grand-daughter Dominque Pollard Beasley.
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