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Jack I. DeWitt

September 14, 1959 ~ January 29, 2017 (age 57)

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February 1, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ebright Funeral Home
55 W. Springfield Street

Funeral Service
February 2, 2017

11:00 AM
Ebright Funeral Home
55 W. Springfield Street

Jack I. DeWitt, 57, of Washington Court House, died at 9:44 a.m. on Sunday, January 29, 2017, at his home. He was born on September 14, 1959 in Chillicothe, the son of Kenneth E. and Evelyn Parker DeWitt of Clarksburg, who survive. On September 4, 1982 he married the former Jane Derexson, who also survives.


In addition to his parents and wife, Jack is survived by one son, Jordan (Alex) DeWitt of Washington C.H., one sister, Joy (John) Hirsch of Washington C.H., mother-in-law, Phyllis Derexson of Hilliard OH, two sisters-in-law, Joy (John) Barnell of Soddy-Daisy TN, Beth (Don) Shepherd of Hilliard, three brothers-in-law, Brent Derexson of Columbus, Brian (Christina) Derexson of Columbus, and Craig (Mitzi) Derexson of Chillicothe, several aunts, uncles and cousins, his lunch buddies at Frisch's of Washington C.H., and his dog, his second son, Odie. Jack was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Clark Derexson.


Jack was a 1978 graduate of Adena High School and retired from Kenworth Truck Company. Next to his wife, farming was the love of his life. He also loved to mow.


A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 2, 2017, in the EBRIGHT FUNERAL HOME, Frankfort with Joy Stanforth officiating. Burial will follow in Good Hope Cemetery, Good Hope. Friends may visit with the DeWitt family on Wednesday at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m..

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