Lewis Maurice James was born January 30, 1966 to Sherly James and Lewis Medzwin in Kansas City, Missouri. He was known as “Lew” to all his friends. He was an active drum major in the Marching Cobras. He worked at Hallmark Cards part-time and was employed at Gates BBQ for a short time. Lewis enjoyed singing and writing music. Lewis accepted Christ at a young age. He was an excellent skater, singer, and dancer. Most of all Lewis loved his family with all his heart. He departed his life on Tuesday morning, September 17, 2019 at 1:40 am. Lewis Medzwin (father), Shari James (sister) and Michael Miller (nephew) all preceded him in death.
He leaves to cherish his heart and love Tanesha Anderson (daughter) and Sherly James (mother); three brothers Carl Nixon, Darryl McCray, and Justin Medzwin; two sisters Angela Nixon and Tiara Lamb; Aunt Janice Johnson of Arizona, Pat Smith of Springfield, Mo; uncles Donald James and Ronald James with a host of cousins, nephews, nieces, friends and other relatives who will miss him very much.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00a.m. on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Watkins Heritage Chapel 4000 Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd, KCMO 64130. Visitation 10a.m. Interment in Lincoln Cemetery.