The Morehead News


June 27, 2013

Ernest Eugene Dewitt


6/27/13 — Ernest Eugene Dewitt, 47, of Crestwood, formerly of Mt.Sterling, passed away Monday, June 24, 2013, at the Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville.

Born Dec. 24, 1965, in Rowan County, Ernest is the son of Annie Myrtle Burton Dewitt of Crestwood and the late Leonard Ottis Dewitt. Besides his father, he was preceded in death by one brother, Henry Thomas Dewitt, and one sister, Kathleen Dewitt.

In addition to his mother, Ernest is survived by two brothers, Lawrence Dewitt and wife Connie of Morehead and Leonard Dewitt of Lawrenceburg, Ind.; two sisters, Linda Lou Dewitt of Crestwood and Billie Jo Dewitt of Salt Lick.

Also surviving are seven nieces and nephews, Jason, Nikki, Katie, Jonathan, Sara, Michael and Michelle Dewitt.

Ernest was a former industrial welder and enjoyed hunting, fishing and working on cars. 

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, June 28, 2013, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals Memorial Chapel with the Rev. David Starcher officiating. Burial will follow in Adams-Plank Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jason Dewitt, Lawrence Dewitt, Junior Stevens, Joshua Stevens, Charlie McIntosh, Ken Gillie and Larry Binion.

Visitation is after 5 p.m. Thursday, June 27, 2013, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals in Morehead.

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