Obituary of Lynwood Gerald DeWitt
Lynwood Gerald DeWitt, 87 of Bedford, passed away Sunday, September 24, 2023 at Centra Bedford Memorial Hospital. He was born on Thursday, November 14, 1935 in Bedford County, a son of the late Garland Watson DeWitt and Clara Beard DeWitt . He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lois Hardy DeWitt.
Mr DeWitt was retired from Piedmont Label after working there almost 40 years as a printing pressman. He was one of their biggest advocates and enjoyed going to their Retirement Luncheons after his time working there. After Piedmont Label, he enjoyed the farm with his Angus cattle up until his passing.
He is survived by his son, Gerald C. DeWitt & wife, Tammy; grandchildren, Nick & Maggie DeWitt; his niece, Kay Johnson; his nephews, Adam (Tater) Hardy, Preston Hardy; his sister-in-law, Patsy Hardy.
A funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Friday, October 6, 2023 at Bedford Presbyterian Church with Rev. Phillip Parker officiating. Interment will follow in Virginia Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 5 until 7 at Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford and at a reception immediately folliowing the burial at Bedford Presbyterian Church.
Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Lynwood DeWitt, please visit our Tree Store