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Hal H. Hewitt

Hal H. Hewitt, 82, husband of Phyllis B. Hewitt, passed away Monday, March 23, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born in Allegan, Michigan on December 12, 1937 to the late Charles A. and Betty Counterman Hewitt. Hal was a graduate of Otsego High School and a 1960 graduate of Michigan Tech where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity. He was an Eagle Scout, a Mechanical Engineer for Clark for 32 years and owned Standardbred horses for 17 years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife Joan Baldwin Hewitt.

Hal will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Phyllis Britton Hewitt, sister, Kay (Roger) Henrickson, (MI), son, Eric (Linda) Hewitt, (MI), daughter, Dawn Hewitt, (AL), bonus daughters Lesley (Sam) Lawson, (KY), Sarah (Wes) Dickerson, (KY), grandchildren, Joshua (Hannah) Hewitt, Seith (Amanda) Hewitt, Jamie Hewitt, Nicole Roberts, Addison Lawson, Morgan Lawson, John Mac Dickerson, Samuel Dickerson, and Emma Dickerson.

Due to current gathering restrictions, a private graveside service will take place at Mountain Home Cemetery in Otsego and a memorial service at a later date.

Memorial contributions are suggested to

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

at PO Box 5014 Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014 or the Woodford Humane Society at PO Box 44 Versailles, KY 40383.

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Betty Fales McDaniel

March 25, 2020 at 1:26 pm

My thoughts are with the family


Nola Tooker

March 25, 2020 at 5:38 pm

Kay so sorry to read of your brother. Prayers for you and his families….


Carleen Woodhams French

March 25, 2020 at 10:18 pm

Kay, so sorry to hear about Hal. I didn’t realize how much he looked like your mom. He was so much fun at the family reunions. He will be missed greatly.


Sam Boeie

March 26, 2020 at 5:28 am

Gonna miss my friend Hal. He an I enjoyed many years watching horses train at the Redmile. Was a wonderful man that wished everybody success. Would like too tell his love ones that we all our better people today from the time we spent with Hal. With respect. Sam Bowie


Sherry Rossman

March 26, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Thinking of you at this time Kay. You must have some great memories.


Donna Gordon Fryling

April 22, 2020 at 12:05 pm

I was very surprised to see that your brother died. I hope that things are well with you. We spent a lot of time together back in the day. Do you live around here? So sorry.


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