Duane R. "Bob" DeWitt, 88, formerly of the 1500 block of Memorial Avenue, Williamsport, died Jan. 6, 2014, at The Gatehouse at Divine Providence Hospital. Bob was born in Williamsport on Dec. 3, 1925, the son of Donald B. and Lila DeWitt.
He was employed by Weldon's Manufacturing and as security for the Acme and Bi-Lo stores. Bob was a member and very active at the Old Lycoming Township Fire Co.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 27 years, the former Caroline Yaw, in 1994.
Bob is survived by his daughter, Rosetta L. (Tim) Willits, of Williamsport and a grandson, Ryan DeWitt.
A private family memorial service will be held at a future date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Old Lycoming Township Fire Co., 1600 Dewey Ave., Williamsport. Crouse Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. www.crousefuneralhome.com