The Duncan Banner
Elmer David Hewitt, 92, a former long time Duncan resident passed away Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, in the Integris Baptist Hospital in Edmond.
Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Eastside Church Of Christ with Ron Stough officiating. Interment will be held at a later date in the Ft. Sill National Veterans Cemetery in Elgin. There will be no visitation at the funeral home.
Elmer was born June 13, 1920, at Ladysmith, Wis. the son of John Henry and Alice (DeRosier) Hewitt. He graduated from the Lincoln High School in Park Falls, Wis. in 1938. He and Lois Horne were married in Amarillo, Texas on March 4, 1943, and she preceded him in death on May 25, 2003.
He served in the United States Air Force for 25 years before his retirement. He came to Duncan in 1970 from Oklahoma City and resided here until September 2011 when his health made it necessary for him to move to Edmond to be closer to his son Greg.
He love to play golf, woodworking, printing and was a faithful member of the Eastside Church Of Christ where he served as an Elder for 25 years. He was currently a member of the Memorial Road Church of Christ in Oklahoma City. He was also preceded in death by his parents and a sister.
Survivors include two sons John Hewitt of Robinson, Texas and Greg Hewitt of Edmond; a daughter Sue Goodknight of Wichita Falls, Texas; nine grandchildren; five great grandchildren as well as numerous friends.
In Lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to the Eastside Church Of Christ Missionary Fund. Online condolences may be made at www.bailespolk.com.