Charles Thurman ‘Bimbo’ Hewett, 63, of Lula Trail, Supply, died Sunday, May 8, 2016, at his residence. Born in Brunswick County on December 9, 1952, he was a son of the late Elder Bright and Lula Evans Hewett. Bimbo was a restaurant manager, and a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He was preceded in death by his son, Christopher Hewett; and brothers, Jerry Wayne Hewett, Carl Edward Hewett Sr., William Daniel Hewett, Thurman Brite Hewett and Junior Brite Hewett.
Survivors include his son, Robert Charles Hewett of Greensboro; daughter, Misty Hewett of Supply; two brothers, Kindle (Anne) Hewett and Rocky Hewett, both of Supply; two sisters, Judy (Jerry) Hewett Foster of Bolivia and Ilene (Donald) Simmons of Supply; aunt, Cecile Evans Fulford; numerous nieces and nephews; and a special canine companion, ‘Ziggy.’
Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, at the White Funeral & Cremation Service Chapel, Shallotte. Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, in the Hewett Family Cemetery with the Rev. Brad Ferguson officiating. Those honored to serve as casket bearers during Wednesday’s services are Timothy Pierce Smith, Roy Dale Simmons, Rocky Lane Hewett II, Jammie Simmons, William Edward Smith and Mark Lopez.
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