Gordon A. Hewitt, 94, died peacefully on Monday, Dec. 31. He was born on Feb. 7, 1918, to Andrew and Mary Van Leeuwen Hewitt in Ogden, Utah.
He married Bessie Abbott. Bessie died in 1962, and he married Nellie Wolf. Nellie died on Oct. 8, 2004.
Gordon was a sweet talker. He could fix anything and was a regular craftsman. He worked for Defense Depot of Ogden as a crane operator and was a very hard worker. He had a great sense of humor. He also worked as a landlord, and in his youth sold pigeons.
He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Gordon is survived by his sons, Jeff (Paulette), Farmington, Utah and John (Connie) Bridger Valley, Wyo.; 14 grandchildren; and sisters, Jane (Richard) Gruettner and Virginia (Vern) Koldewyn.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Bessie Hewitt; wife, Nellie Hewitt; grandson, David Hewitt; father, Andrew’ and mother, Mary Hewitt; brothers, Boyd Hewitt and Grant Hewitt.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 5, at 11 a.m., at Lindquist’s Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd. Friends may visit with family on Saturday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. at the mortuary.
Interment will follow in the Ogden City Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please donations to Hands and Voices, P O Box 1033, Mountain View, WY 82939.
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