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Roger Joseph Eugene DeWitt

July 8, 1959 — February 29, 2020

Roger Joseph Eugene DeWitt

Roger Joseph Eugene DeWitt, 60, of Viola, Arkansas, passed from this walk of life on Sunday, March 1, 2020, in his home in Viola, Arkansas.

He was born in Yakima, Washington, on July 8, 1959, son of Leamond and Pauline (Sexton) DeWitt. Roger spent his life as a loving son, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend. He spent his working years in road construction. Roger loved hunting, carving, woodworking, car mechanics (especially muscle cars). He also built his own house.

Roger is survived by his mother, Pauline DeWitt of Viola; brothers, Bill DeWitt and wife Joyce of Viola, Arkansas, and Tilden DeWitt and wife Judy of Forrest City, Arkansas; sisters, Willorene Wyatt and husband Tom of Pasco, Washington, and Brenda Christy and husband Steve of Viola, Arkansas, Theresa Hart and husband Ken of Viola, Arkansas, and Margaret Kapelski and husband Larry of Midway, Arkansas, and many nephews, nieces, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, Leamond DeWitt and his grandparents.

Pallbearers include: Porter Howell, Larry Kapelski, Stacy Perryman, Tim Green, James Hutson, Robert Stark and Enola Stark

Funeral Services will be held, Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at 12:00 PM at Doty Family Funeral Service Chapel in Salem, Arkansas, with Bro. Michael Dillinger officiating. Interment will follow services at Bexar Cemetery. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 11:00 PM.

Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral Service of Salem, Arkansas


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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

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