Hewitt, Russell Lee (Rocky Face)

Monday, February 18, 2013

Russell Lee Hewitt, 69, of Rocky Face, GA, died on Friday, February 15, 2013 the Hamilton Medical Center. 

Russell was born January 28, 1944 in Chattanooga. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy. 

He was preceded in death by his mother, Polly Hewitt. 

He is survived by his wife, Sue Hewitt of Rocky Face; daughters and sons-in-law, Kelley and Pepe Lazo, Erin and Jason Babb of Dalton; special nephew and niece, Danny and Ginger Cox of Rocky Face; special friend, Brad Young of Cohutta; grandchildren, Ian Lazo, Emma Martin, Braydon Ray, Carley Cox, Julia Cox and Thomas Heider. 

Service to celebrate the life of Mr. Russell Lee Hewitt will be held Monday, February 18, at 3 p.m. at the Ponders Melrose Chapel with Chaplain Jim Herman officiating. Interment will follow in the Whitfield Memorial Gardens with military graveside honors provided by the Dalton American Legion Post #112. Kelly Cox, Thomas Heider, Brad Young, Stacy Whitt, James Daughtry, and Michael Cox will serve as pallbearers. 

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KA, 66675. 

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel.


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