Llewellyn “Lew” Daniels Midgett

Published 7:06 am Thursday, May 2, 2019

Llewellyn “Lew” Daniels Midgett, 88, of Chesapeake, Va., died April 14, 2019.

Born September 20, 1930, in Manteo, he was the son of the late Llewellyn Cudworth Daniels and Vilma Midgett. He retired from the U.S. Coast Guard as a CWO3 after 30 years of service and also retired from the North Carolina Ferry System. He was a member of Fairview Heights Baptist Church in Portsmouth and the Friday Night Card Players.

Lew was preceded in death by two wives, Addie Wilkins Midgett and Ruby Johnson Midgett.

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Survivors include wife Joy Strickland Midgett; daughters Penny Alfred and husband Butch, Gayle Noland and Sharon Hughes and husband Wilt; sons Mark Midgett, Michael Daniles Midgett and wife Lisa, and Vance Midgett; sisters Dorita Balance and Myra Daniels; eleven grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

The funeral service was held April 19 at Andrews Market Street Chapel with Lew’s son Rev. Vance Midgett and his granddaughter Tracey N. Martin officiating.

Interment followed at Wilmington National Cemetery with military honors.

A memorial service will be held at Fairview Heights Baptist Church at a later date.