Cavan "Calhoun" Lewis, 61, a native of Terrebonne Parish and a resident of Houma, passed away, peacefully at 6:13 a.m. on Thursday, June 29, 2017.
Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until funeral time at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, july 8, 2017 at Greater St. Matthews Baptist Church, 183 Smith Lane in Houma. Burial will follow in Southdown Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Sarah Lightell Lewis; son, Calvin Lewis, Jr.; daughters, Robin A. Watkins (Phillip) and Jasmine W. Alexander (Amone); five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Emelda L. Twiggs, Wilma Thomas and Helen Phillips; uncles, Leroy Nixon, Sr., Earl Lewis, and Willie Lewis; aunts, Dorothy Mae Harding (Earl), Ethel Woods, Catherine Broomfield and Clara Mae Nickerson and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Helen Lewis Harris (Welmon) and Melki Nixon, Jr.; brother, Melvin Lewis; paternal grandparents, Melki, Sr. and Albertha A. Nixon; maternal grandparents, Samuel, Sr. and Helena Sears-Lewis.
Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma.