Dec. 25, 1948 – Sept. 22, 2020
After a long-fought battle Jonathan Hewitt, 71, of Chester, VA passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at Chippenham Hospital.
Jonathan Was born on December 25, 1948 in Columbia, VA to parents, Leola Hewitt-Hall and Joseph Hewitt; step-mom Vestiner Hewitt all who preceded him in death along with his sister, Peggy Hewitt.
Jonathan joined the Army where he served his country proudly until his honorable discharge. He then moved on into the trucking industry as a driver, which he enjoyed for years until his injury.
Survivors include his wife, Gladys I. Hewitt; four children, Shawn Hewitt, Jonathan Hewitt, Corey Hewitt (Nyesha) and Frederick Washington; step-children, Erica Lawal, Ricky Taylor and Shawn Taylor; nine grandchildren; ten step-grandchildren; two step-great grandchildren; sisters Shirley A. Hewitt-Wilson, Patricia Hewitt-Bruner, Deidre Jones-Hewitt, Keita Bruner; and brothers Garry, Jerry and Eddy Hewitt and Arnard Wilson; numerous nieces, nephews and friends; and devoted friend, Mary Hewitt Hines;
The family would like to think the staff of Sitter and Barefoot, VA Hospital, Chippenham Hospital and hospice care for their attention and treatment. Jonathan’s memory is a keepsake from which we will never part. God has him in his arms and we have him in our hearts.
The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Monday, September 28 at Affinity Funeral Service Richmond Chapel, 2720 Enterprise parkway, Richmond, VA 23294. A funeral service will follow at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be at 1 p.m. at the Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Amelia, VA.
A message from Jonathan, A limb has fallen from our family tree. That says grieve not for me. Remember the best times, the laughter, the song, the good life I lived when I was strong.
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John Boy, I’m so glad that we got to spend time with you on your birthday. You will always be my Brother-in-Law. Your battle is over, God said set down and rest my son. Take up your wings and fly back home your work is done. Rest in Heavenly Peace until we meet ago. Love you INFINITY Cathy Glover
It sadden my heart brother, when I heard you got your wings, you have a special place in my heart, I will keep these precious memories for ever. Johnnatan save a seat for me.
I will remember the great times we shared in school and at church. You brought a smile to everyone’s face. Your personality and your gentleness were just two of your attributes. I know I speak for the many cousins who will miss you…but, we will continue to share the stories and remembrances that made us a family.
Rest in peace Bro Jonathan. You fought a good fight, now you are with the Lord at peace. Our Deepest sympathy to Sis Gladys and Extended Family. May you have smiles as you recall so many fun and wonderful times shared with Bro Jonathan. Gods blessings, love and Our Prayers Always, Bro Lloyd, Sis Kim and Family
Sis Gladys and Hewitt – Taylor Families, may the Lord continue to comfort during this time as Bro Jonathan has made his transition to be with the Lord and gained his reward. God Bless you for being by his side during his extended illness. May you have peace as you reflect upon past fond special memories shared. Love & Prayers, Jones Family, Sutherland Va.
Dearest Sister Gladys, & Hewitt and Taylor Family Members – we were saddened to hear of the passing of your dear loved one, Brother Jonathan. Its good to know he lived well and was strong even in midst of being ill. May God grant peace as you reflect upon many Special memories. God got you’ll in His hands and all will be ok. With prayers from Leonteen and John Boyd, (Friends of Bro Lloyd Taylor)
Rest in peace Uncle John. You will truly be missed. We will cherish all the wonderful memories.
my beloved jon if I could just hear one mlkmore joke from you. You always made me smile with your jokes even when you werent feeling well. I will miss you my friend my love 💓
I hold all of our childhood memories in my heart, with much love.
You will be missed. I love you. May you rest in peace.
Uncle Jon you will definitely missed. Please watch over aunt Gladys and family. Until we meet again continue to Rest In Peace. Love always Kisha
Rest In Peace and my condolences to the family.
God has called another angel to his side., with much love love and prayers.