John lewis Funeral procession, Service, Notices, Coffin, Obituary:John Robert Lewis was an American politician and civil rights leader. He was the U.S. Representative for Georgia’s 5th congressional district, served 17th term in the House, served since 1987, and is the dean of the Georgia congressional delegation.
Died: July 17, 2020
Details of death: Died at the age of 80, had stage 4 pancreatic cancer
Office: Representative (D-GA 5th District) since 1987
John Lewis was an icon who fought with every ounce of his being to advance the cause of civil rights for all Americans. I'm devastated for his family, friends, staff—and all those whose lives he touched.