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Weldon Paul ‘W.P.’ Hewett Sr., 61, member of Friendship Baptist Church

Weldon Paul 'W.P.' Hewett Sr.
Weldon Paul ‘W.P.’ Hewett Sr.

SUPPLY — Weldon Paul “W.P.” Hewett Sr., 61, passed away Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

He was born April 17, 1958, in Brunswick County, the son of the late, Lee Maxwell Hewett Sr. and Charlotte White Hewett.

W.P. was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and was affiliated with Tripp’s Construction Company for many years. He never met a stranger and will be greatly missed.

Surviving are his wife of 11 years, Geannie B. Hewett of the home; four sons, Weldon Paul Hewett Jr., and his wife, Lindsey, of Statesville, Michael Eugene Hewett of Greenville, South Carolina, Christopher Jordan Smith, and his fiancée, Samantha Renee Decker, of Supply and Michael Jay Smith, and his fiancée, Ann Marie Frye, of Supply; five grandchildren, John Paul Hewett, Lilly Hewett, Andrew Hewett, Brayden Smith and Atlas Jeremiah Smith; and one brother and one sister.

There will be time of visitation from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 10, at Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte Chapel, and other times at the residence, 2205 Blackhawk Lane SW, Supply. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 11, at Friendship Baptist Church, 2546 Ash Little River Road, Ash, with Pastor Mark Register officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Supply. Pallbearers will be Weldon Paul Hewett Jr., Christopher Jordan Smith, Michael Jay Smith, Dave Tripp Larry Moore and Allen “Goat” Phillips. Honorary pallbearers will be Kevin Hickman and J.R. Tripp.

Share online condolences with the family at Brunswick Funeral Service.

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