Mervin Ray Lewis, of Stanley, passed away July 11, 2019 in Gastonia. He was preceded in death by his parents George and Katie Leigh Lewis and brother Claude Lewis. He is survived by his children Karen Margueritte Lewis and Eric Lester Lewis, sisters Nancy L. Clononger and Virginia L. Dohl and nieces and nephews. Ray graduated from Stanley High School and from Nashville Auto Diesel College. Arrangements are private at this time.