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Funeral services for Dwight Lee DeWitt, age 52 years, 5 months and 9 days, a longtime Wapanucka resident, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, at Brown’s Funeral Service Chapel, in Atoka, with Julianne Judd and Olen Horse officiating.
Interment will be in Boggy Depot Cemetery, at Boggy Depot.
Services are under the direction of Brown’s Funeral Service, in Atoka.
DeWitt passed away on Sunday, December 6, 2020, at Wapanucka.
He was born on Thursday, June 27, 1968, to Walter Lee and Martha Lee (Gipson) DeWitt, at Talihina.
DeWitt attended Atoka and Wapanucka High Schools and graduated in 1986. He then attended Okmulgee Tech where he studied diesel mechanic and graduated in 1988.
He was a mechanic and machinist for Precision Engines, in Durant, a ranch hand for Tommy Johnson and worked for Sundowner Trailers.
DeWitt was of the Methodist faith and attended Seeley Chapel Methodist Church, a member of the Chickasaw Nation, assistant Chief of the Wilson Fire Department, where he served as Captain for 34 years. He loved fishing, hunting and woodworking.
Survivors include his mother, Martha Lee (Gipson) DeWitt of Wapanucka; sisters, Gwendolyn Clark of Pocola; Laura Buss and husband, Richard, of Ada; brother, Keith DeWitt and wife, Vickie, of Wapanucka; aunts, Ruby Horse and husband, Olen, of Midwest City; Betty Thomas and husband, Gene, of Alexandria, Virginia; Darlene DeWitt of Midwest City; nephews, Gary DeWitt and companion, Jimi Bergman, of Atoka and Jess Buss of Atoka; nieces, Sharla DeWitt and companion, Roy Sisson, of Sulphur; Alejandra Clark and Angela Clark, both of Fort Smith, Arkansas; Raven Clark of Pawnee; along with numerous other relatives and many dear and loved friends.
Preceding him in death were his father, Walter DeWitt; paternal grandparents, Walter and Annie DeWitt; maternal grandparents, Robert and Marie Gipson.
Pallbearers are Josh Cirkles, Dean Peoples, Gary DeWitt, Jess Buss, Brad Upchurch and Darrell Hokett.
Honorary pallbearers are Wilson Volunteer Fire Department, Tommy Johnson, Ray Baxter and Richard Buss.
Family night was held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at Brown’s Funeral Service, in Atoka.
Condolences may be sent to the family by email to: BROWNS@ATOKA.NET. Please reference the name of the deceased in your correspondence.