Danny DeWitt, 52


Danny Dean DeWitt, 52, of Fairview Heights, died on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at his residence.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, Aug. 6, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at United Methodist Church in Gillespie. Funeral services will follow, beginning at 1 p.m. at the church with the Rev. David Keuker officiating.Burial will be held in Clear Springs Cemetery in Hillsboro. Kravanya Funeral Home of Gillespie is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. DeWitt was born Oct. 1, 1966, in Hillsboro, to Earl DeWitt and Dee (Hatcher) Motycka. He married Amy Marie (Drag) DeWitt on Oct. 14, 2006, in Granite City, and she survives.

During his career, he worked as a sales representative for lab sales. He also served as a precinct committeeman for French Village Township.

A Methodist lay speaker, Mr. DeWitt was involved with the Emmaus community.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his mother Dee (Kelly) Motycka of Panama, his children, Ashley (Ryan) Gream of Fisher, Sarah DeWitt of Bloomington and Mason DeWitt of Fairview Heights; grandchildren, Kaden, Keegan, Raya, Ryker and Roman; sisters, Laura (Phil) Claro of Gillespie and Allison (Paul) Beckett of Wilsonville; two nieces; and one nephew.

Mr. DeWitt was preceded in death by his father.

Memorials may be directed to the Mason DeWitt Educational Fund.

Online condolences to the family may be left at www.kravanyafuneral.com.


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