Memorial services for Earl R. Blewitt, 89, formerly of Sun City Center, Florida, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 20, 2014, at The First Presbyterian Church of Willoughby, 4785 Shankland Road, Willoughby.
Mr. Blewitt passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014, at his daughter's home in Mentor.
He was born May 15, 1925, in Cleveland, he was a resident of Northeast Ohio for 72 years before retiring to Florida.
He was a World War II United States Army veteran, a member of Legend Lake Golf Course and a member and past president of the Willoughby Rotary.
A graduate of the former Case Institute of Technology, Mr. Blewitt was an engineering manager in the field of bridge repair. He was employed by The Penetryn System for most of his career.
Survivors are his children, Beth (Bruce) Hutton of Mentor, Douglas (Debra) Blewitt of Chillicothe, and Craig (Jayne) Blewitt of Colorado Springs, Colo.; grandchildren, Ana (Jason) Kehrberg, Aimee (Adam) Hutton, Sara (Tucker) McEwen, Seth (Sayaka) Blewitt, Eric Blewitt and Carly Blewitt; and great-grandchildren, AnnaLee McEwen, Rebecca Hutton, Reese McEwen, Dylan Blewitt, Fisher McEwen, Alexander Kehrberg and Miles Blewitt.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Ann (Roberts) Blewitt on July 30, 2002; his parents, Reginald T. and Ethel Jeannette (Arstall) Blewitt; and brother, Thomas Blewitt.
In lieu of flowers, the family encourages contributions to Cleveland Clinic Hospice at Home, c/o Cleveland Clinic Foundation, P.O. Box 931517, Cleveland, OH 44193-1655 or The Salvation Army, 69 Pearl Street, Painesville, OH 44077 or The
, 6100 Rockside Woods Boulevard North; Suite 2; Independence, OH 44131, another
Arrangements entrusted to Davis-Babcock Funeral Home, Willoughby.
Davis-Babcock Funeral Home
4154 Clark Avenue Willoughby, OH 44094
Published in www.News-Herald.com on July 13, 2014