Levie Bertin Hewett, 93, carpenter, fisherman, auto mechanic known as a ‘Jack-of-all-trades’

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Levie Bertin Hewett
Levie Bertin Hewett

Levie Bertin Hewett, of Supply, died Oct. 21, 2015, at Autumn Care of Shallotte, surrounded by his beloved family. He was 93.

Levie was born July 17, 1922, in Brunswick County, son of the late Albert Midway Hewett and Evie Clemmons Hewett. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Mildred; daughters, Frances H. Robinson and Judy Lane Hewett; brothers, Wilbur Hewett and Adrean Hewett; and sisters, Lizzie Hewett and Addie Hewett.

Levie is survived by his children, Burton Allen Hewett and wife, Mary, of Supply, the Rev. Gary Wayne Hewett and wife, Carol, of Supply and Nellie Hewett Varnum and husband, Glenn, of Wilmington; wonderful grandchildren, Cheryl Hewett Varnam and husband, DeWayne, Tommy O’Brian Robinson, Rachel Hewett Brock and Joshua Wayne Hewett and wife, Shayna; beloved great-grandchildren, Danielle Varnam, Drake Varnam and Gunner Brock; and a son-in-law, Frances’ husband, Tommy Gene Robinson.

Levie’s family was precious to him. He will be greatly missed by his family that loved him so much. Levie spent his life supporting his family by means of his many different skills and talents, which included being a carpenter, fisherman and auto mechanic. He was a Jack-of-all-trades.

Funeral services will be at held 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, at Ocean View Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church, where he was a founding member. He was active in the church until his health declined. His service will be officiated by the Rev. Wesley Britt. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church and at other times at the home of Burton Hewett on Holden Beach Road. Burial will follow at Silent Grove Cemetery next to his loving wife, Mildred, and their infant daughter, Judy Lane Hewett.

During the service, Levie’s granddaughter Rachel and great-granddaughter Danielle will sing selections in honor of their grandfather and great-grandfather.  Casketbearers will be Tommy O’Brian Robinson, Joshua Wayne Hewett, Allen Dixon, L.C. Fulford, Jason Gore and Phillip Chestnut.

The family would like to gratefully express their appreciation to the staff of Autumn Care. This caring staff has extended love and attentive service to Levie over the past 15 years. Some have many times gone the extra mile in giving him the best care. Levie was loved by many of the staff whom he fondly referred to as “sweet pickles.” The family would also like to thank the staff of Lower Cape Fear Hospice at Supply for their loving care.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Brunswick Funeral Service.

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