Ray Lewis III, the son of NFL legend Ray Lewis, tragically passed away at the age of 28. The devastating news was shared by his younger brother, Rashaan, who expressed his disbelief and deep sorrow in an Instagram story. The cause of Ray Lewis III’s death is still unknown, leaving family and friends in a state of shock and mourning.
Rashaan Lewis, in his heartfelt tribute to his older brother, described him as a true angel and expressed his hope that Ray Lewis III has found peace from the pain he was enduring. Overwhelmed by grief, Rashaan struggled to find words to convey the depth of his emotions, repeatedly expressing his love and promising to be a source of pride for his departed brother. Ray Lewis III’s niece will grow up hearing stories about her uncle, and Rashaan pledges to protect and guide her as their guardian.
Ray Lewis III, following in the footsteps of his father, had a promising athletic career. He excelled as a running back at Lake Mary Prep in Florida, amassing impressive statistics and showcasing his talent. Initially attending his father’s alma mater, the University of Miami (Fl.), Ray Lewis III later transferred to Coastal Carolina and ultimately Virginia Union. His contributions to the Virginia Union football team were highly regarded, and his coaches and teammates remember him fondly as a great young man and a valuable teammate.
Outside of college football, Ray Lewis III also played in the Champions Indoor Football league, where he competed with the Wyoming Mustangs during the 2021-22 season. His passion for the sport was evident, and he continued to pursue his dreams even after leaving the collegiate level.
The tragic loss of Ray Lewis III has deeply impacted those who knew him, leaving a void that can never be filled. The football community, including his former coaches and teammates, mourns his passing and sends their prayers and support to his grieving family. Ray Lewis III’s memory will forever remain as a cherished part of the Virginia Union and Lake Mary Prep communities, where he left an indelible mark as a talented athlete and a remarkable individual.
While the exact circumstances surrounding his untimely death remain unclear, Ray Lewis III’s legacy will live on through the love and memories shared by those who knew him. The football world has lost a promising young talent, but his spirit and impact will endure. May he rest in peace.