Marlin Lewis was born March 1, 1964 in Joliet, IL to Maymon Lewis, Sr. and Carolyn Lewis. He made his transition on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Marlin was a life-long resident of Joliet and a member of St. James Community C.O.G.I.C., Pastor Eric Hamilton. There he rededicated his life to Christ. He was a graduate of Joliet Central High School.
He was preceded in death by parents; Carolyn Lewis and Maymon Lewis, Sr.; brothers, Eddie Blakney, Jr., Neal Blakney, Mark Lewis, Maymon Lewis, Jr. and Peggy Teamer.
Marlin leaves to cherish his memory; sisters, Mary Jenkins, Dorothy Dickerson and Sarah Broadnax; brothers, Bennie Blakney and Neiman Lewis; sister-in-law, Linda Blakney; brother-in-law, Raymond Teamer; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins; loving companion, Christine Jones children and grandchildren. Marlin had two special friends, Mr. Isiah Williams, Jr. and Mr. Bouie.