Funeral for WRAL Pioneer Set For Saturday
Posted February 23, 2007 9:58 a.m. EST
Updated February 23, 2007 8:30 p.m. EST
J.D. Lewis' funeral will be held at First Baptist Church in Raleigh at noon. Lewis' career in broadcasting spanned more than four decades.
Lewis, 87, was a community and civic leader and member of numerous boards and organizations. He was also the popular host of "Teenage Frolics", a dance program, which debuted in 1958 on WRAL.
Lewis was recently given the Triangle Urban League's Legend Award.