James DeWitt

Born: Thu., Jun. 2, 1938
Died: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017


1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Sat., Nov. 11, 2017
Location: Stout & Son
Russiaville Chapel

Funeral Service

3:00 PM Sat., Nov. 11, 2017
Location: Stout & Son
Russiaville Chapel

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James DeWitt, 79, of Russiaville, passed away at 9:20 pm on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at Golden Living Center Sycamore Village. He was born on June 2, 1938, in Tipton, IN, to Doyle and Rosalie (Smith) DeWitt. On August 8, 1959, James married Connie L. Claar, and she survives. 


James was a 1957 Kokomo High School graduate and retired from Delco Electronics after 24 years. He was a member of the Temple Baptist Church, UAW 292, and Green Acres Golf Course. James loved to play horseshoes, golf and mushroom hunting. 


Survivors include his wife, Connie DeWitt, of Russiaville; son, Bryan J. DeWitt, of Peru; daughters, Toni R. (Tommy) Cooke, of Bristol, TN, and Tammy L. Newton, of Kokomo; brothers, Dick DeWitt and Mike Dewitt; grandchildren, Kim DeWitt, Randy DeWitt, Janelle Bannat, Nicolas Converse, Brittany Convers, Andrea Abshter, Jessica Lovely, Brielle Newton, Christian DeWitt, and Brooklyn DeWitt; and 25 great-grandchildren.


James was preceded in death by his parents, Doyle and Rosalie DeWitt; brother, Bob DeWitt; and grandson, Michael Bowman. 


Funeral services will be held at 3 pm on Saturday at Stout & Son Funeral Home, 200 E. Main St. Russiaville, with Pastor Michael Hollaway officiating. Burial will follow at New London Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 1 to 3 pm on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Temple Baptist Church. Online condolences may be left at www.stoutandson.com.

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Jay D. Bowman
   Posted Sat November 11, 2017
May the Lord hold and comfort you during this time. His memories will live on through all he touched. God Bless