August 10, 1941 - November 16, 2015
Paul A. DeWitt, 74, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 2:05 A.M. Monday November 16, 2015 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. He was born August 10, 1941 in Kankakee, IL, the son of Robert and Leola (Hubert) DeWitt. He married Barbara Salyer on April 11, 1959 at Martinton Church of Christ in Martinton, IL. She survives in Hoopeston. He is survived one daughter, Dawn (Roy) Williamson of Milford, IL; three sons, Kevin (Diann) DeWitt of Riverbank, CA, Brian (Denna) DeWitt of St. Anne, IL and Jim (Kristi) DeWitt of Hoopeston, IL; one sister, Beverly (Gary) Salyer of Martinton, IL; eleven grandchildren, Misty Courtney, Kristy (CJ) Martin, Mendy Williamson, Brandon DeWitt, Brittney (Lance) Vaughn, Dakota (Kelly) Okler, Jaymie DeWitt, Brandon Panozzo, Justin Panozzo, ShiAnna DeWitt, and Kira DeWitt; seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Shirley Ann; one brother, Gail DeWitt; one granddaughter, Nikole DeWitt and two grandsons, Kolton and Tyler James DeWitt. Paul worked at Roper Stove Company before serving as chief of police in Oblong, Sheldon, and Rossville for thirty years. While he was chief of police in Sheldon, Paul was the Dare Instructor. Paul served in the United States Army from 1960-1962. He was a member of the Prairie Green Church. He enjoyed gardening, woodworking, bass fishing and instructing barrel racing with Kristi; Paul especially loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Per his wishes he will be cremated and no services will be held at this time. Anderson Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Prairie Green Church 278 N. 2800 E. Rd Hoopeston, IL 60942.
Paul A. DeWitt, 74, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 2:05 A.M. Monday November 16, 2015 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. He was born August 10, 1941 in Kankakee, IL, the son of Robert and Leola (Hubert) DeWitt. He married Barbara... View Obituary & Service Information
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