Larry Rondal DeWitt, known by many as “Ronnie”, age 73, of Campbellsville died unexpectedly Wednesday, July 19, 2017 in Elizabethtown.
Larry was born June 16, 1944 to the late Dollie and Lona (Skaggs) Dewitt. A brother, Michael, also preceded him in death.
He was the former owner of Lyon-DeWitt Funeral Home in Campbellsville and Campbell-DeWitt Funeral Home in Lebanon. Prior to his career in funeral service, he served in the U.S. Army and saw duty in Viet Nam where he was awarded the Purple Heart. A Kentucky Colonel, his memberships included Campbellsville Baptist Church, the Rotary Club, the Chamber of Commerce, Disabled American Veterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He is survived by his four children, Allan DeWitt and his wife, Kym of Woodburn, Tonya Money and her husband, Scott, of Elizabethtown, Jef DeWitt of Louisville and Tara Bland and her husband, Chris of Elizabethtown, eight grandchildren, Jacob Taylor, Joshua Taylor and his wife, Katie, Jordan and Emileigh DeWitt, Grace and Gabi Sutherland and Levi and Hallie Bland, one great-granddaughter, Ava Taylor and a sister, Erlene Lawson, of Campbellsville.
Funeral services for Larry DeWitt, will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 22nd at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home with Dr. James Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Zion Separate Church Cemetery.
The family requests visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.