This world was just not big enough! James Daryl Hewitt has taken off to explore the heavens instead. Raised in Muskegon, MI, he long ago escaped the snow and took refuge in the greater Palm Harbor, FL area. He leaves behind an impact and legacy lived on in his wife of 40 years, Marsha and children Dr. Sarah Hewitt, Kristine Hewitt-Faber and son-in-law Edward Faber Jr. As he joins his parents, Wesley and Agnes, brother-in-law, Mike Greene and his grandpup, Xander, he is survived by his eight siblings; Dennis (Ruth), Sharon Scanlan (Bob), Kathy Wahl (Will), Lois Greene, Carolyn Zietlow (George), Joseph (Gayle), David, and Pam Waybill (Bob). He leaves behind an enormously wonderful group of nieces, nephews and “adopted children” who will fondly remember the memories and impact that he had on each one of them.
His thirst for knowledge and curiosity of exploration compelled him to be a man of progress. He will be remembered as someone so willing to love, quick to smile and the person you could rely on to crack a joke when the room just got too serious. Always a volunteer to help a friend or a neighbor in need, he had an incurable bleeding heart to every child’s school fundraiser. He took every opportunity given to travel, learn and experience all this life had to offer him.
James Daryl Hewitt will be honored at Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Muskegon, MI on Saturday October, 26 2019 at 11:00 am. Visitation will begin at 10:00 am with services following at 11:00 am. He will then be laid to rest at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Muskegon, MI.
In leu of flowers, Jim would like to make a continued impact with some organizations that provided so much support for him and his family over the years. Please instead, make a donation in his name to The ALS Association of Middle Tennessee, PO Box 40244, Nashville, TN 37204-0244 and Alive Hospice of Murfreesboro Tennessee www.alivehospice.org/support-us/ways-to-give, Alive Hospice Dedicated to Murfreesboro House, 1718 Patterson St., Nashville, Tn 37203.
The ALS Association of Middle Tennessee
PO Box 40244, Nashville TN 37204-0244
Alive Hospice of Murfreesboro Tennessee
1718 Patterson Street, Nashville TN 37203