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Dwight Wesley " Whitey " Dewitt

October 28, 1962 — May 13, 2020

Dwight Wesley " Whitey " Dewitt, 57, of Summerville, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, surrounded by his family at his home.

Born on October 28, 1962 in Walterboro, South Carolina, Whitey was a son of the late Eugene Junior Dewitt and Virginia Elizabeth (Harwell) Wall.

Whitey was a lifetime resident of the Low Country and he worked as a Meat Cutter in the Meat Processing Industry. Dwight enjoyed sharing his sense of humor and playing practical jokes on others. He enjoyed spending time on the water going Crabbing, Shrimping, Fishing and spending time with his animals. He will be missed by his family here but has been welcomed into eternity by those waiting there.

Whitey is preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Carrol Warren Dewitt and his sister, Jeneen Ellen Beard. Those who will most cherish his memory are his sons, Travis Wesley Dewitt of Elloree, South Carolina, Justin Ray Estes and his wife, Jessica, of Davenport, Iowa and Christopher Michael Orion Dewitt of Summerville, South Carolina; his daughter, Tia Jessica Lynn Dewitt of Louisiana; his six grandchildren, Corbin, Ari-ann, Jr., Madison, Noah and Ivy-Lynn; his step father, Charles A. Wall, Sr. of Summerville, South Carolina; his brother, Chet Dewitt of Moncks Corner, South Carolina; his nephew, C.J. Dewitt, Jr. of Moncks Corner, South Carolina and his uncle, Levi Harwell of Moncks Corner, South Carolina.

A private gathering of Whitey's family is being held and a Graveside Service will be at 2:00 P.M. Friday, May 15, 2020 at the Tabor Methodist Church Cemetery, Bells Highway at Greene Road in Ruffin, South Carolina.

Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Palmetto Cremation Society, 5638 N. Rhett Ave, North Charleston, SC 29406, (843) 722-2555.
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Friday, May 15, 2020

2:00 - 3:00 pm

Tabor Methodist Church Cemetery

Bells Highway at Greene Road, Ruffin, SC 29475

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