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John Michael Hewit

1945 ~ 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old

John Hewit Obituary

John Michael Hewit, 77, of Seville, passed away Sunday, October 22, 2023 at Akron City Hospital after a brief illness.

John was born in Seville on December 5, 1945 and was the son of the late Russel H. and Martha E. (Hoff) Hewit. He graduated from Cloverleaf High School in 1963 and served in the U.S. Navy where he was a member of the Navy Seabees. John retired from Seville Sand and Gravel after 40 years and since 2009 was the caretaker of Mound Hill Cemetery in Seville. He was a life resident of Seville and was a member of the V.F.W. Post 8753 in Seville. John loved traveling, NASCAR racing, sports, trips to the Casino and his dogs. He will be greatly missed.

Surviving is his wife, Cheryl (Beatty) Hewit, who he married August 4, 2001; his three children, Melissa 'Missy' Smith of Alexandria, Virginia, Adam and Jody Hewit of Columbus, Ashley and Jason Bowman of Sterling; stepchildren, Donald Bradford and Kimberly Bradford, both of Seville; eight grandchildren; a brother, Rick and Kathy Hewit of Seville; and a sister, Kathleen and Phil Reining of Lucas.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Russel 'Cy' Hewit  and Thomas Hewit.

Friends may call Thursday, October 26, 2023 from 4 to 7 p.m. in Murray Funeral Home in Creston where services will be held following at 7 p.m. Don Bolich will officiate. Burial will be in Seville Mound Hill Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Seville VFW, P.O. Box 384, Seville, OH 44273.

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October 26, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Murray Funeral Home
173 S. Main St.
Creston, OH 44217

Funeral Service
October 26, 2023

7:00 PM
Murray Funeral Home
173 S. Main St.
Creston, OH 44217


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