Birmingham newspaper publisher laid to rest


[lin_video src=×9&auto_next=1&auto_start=0&div_id=videoplayer-1365726469&height=480&page_count=5&pf_id=9624&show_title=1&va_id=4014841&width=640&windows=2 service=syndicaster width=640 height=480 div_id=videoplayer-1365726469 type=script]BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A man who played a large role in the Birmingham community was laid to rest on Thursday.

Friends and family members remembered James Lewis Sr., the publisher of The Birmingham Times, at the First Congregational Church in Birmingham.

He took over as publisher for The Birmingham Times, a paper his father founded in 1964, fifteen years ago.

Lewis Sr. died on Sunday.

He was 68 years old.

Copyright 2013 WIAT-TV CBS 42



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