John Carter Hewitt

John Carter Hewitt, of Williamsport, died at age 77 on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at the Delaware County Memorial Hospital, Drexel Hill.

He was born on Jan. 12, 1937, in Williamsport, and was the son of the late Ross and Rachel (Moore) Hewitt Sr.

John, known as “J.C.” to his friends, was an entrepreneur and worked as a photographer, salesman and carpenter over the years. John played competitive tennis, football, and basketball in both high school and the Army. He enjoyed cooking, singing and loved entertaining his family and friends. He had the gift to make anyone laugh and made friends wherever he went.

He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

John is survived by the love of his life, his companion of 49 years, Dorothy Winfree, of White Plains, Md.; one son and daughter-in-law, Corey and Natasha Floyd, of Philadelphia; one daughter, Lacey Floyd, of Williamsport; two stepsons, Thurston Winfree, of Las Vegas and Lewis Winfree, of Maryland; one stepdaughter, Charmaine Winfree, of Temple Hills, Md.; one stepgranddaughter, Amber Winfree; one brother, Hubert Hewitt, of Williamsport; along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by one daughter, Dara Walker and three brothers, Ross Hewitt Jr., Mickey Hewitt and Robert Hewitt.

A public viewing will be held 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at the Allen & Redmond Funeral Home, 331 Elmira St., Williamsport, followed by the funeral at 6 p.m.

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