Robert DeWitt

Return to Class of 1928

Robert DeWitt09/13/1974
Funeral services for Robert E. DeWitt, who died Sept. 13, 1974, at Collins memorial hospital, were held Sept. 16 from Bybee Davis funeral home with Rev. George Yetter and Dr. Leonard Deaver officiatig, burial was in Graceland cemetery.

Pallbearers were Howard Core, Howard Hunt, Jim Hindman, Richard Hindman, Vance Clingman and Norman Chrisman. Mrs. Lois Anderson, Organist Accompanied Richard Hunt, Soloist.

Robert E. son of John and Martha Conway, Dewitt, was born Sept. 3, 1910 in Marion County.

He was united in marriage to Rachel Beebout on August 2, 1942. He spent his entire life on farms until retiring to Knoxville in 1968.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church.
His parents, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Rachel; a son, Robert of Iowa City; daughter, Mrs. Michael (Sue) McClenning, of Bettendorf; five grandchildren; and two sisters, Mrs. Roma Anderson and Mrs. Marvin (Marion) Flanders of Knoxville.