Boyd DeWitt, Obituary, Northern Wyoming Daily News, Worland, Wyoming, September 9, 2003, page 2.

     EDGERTON --- Funeral services for Boyd DeWitt, 75, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Ten Sleep Cemetery with Rev. Dave Ludeman of the Midwest Baptist Church officiating.

     Boyd died Saturday , September 6, 2004 at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper.

     He was born Jan. 22, 1928 at Oskaloosa, Iowa, the son of John Early and Rosa Ellen (Record) DeWitt.  He married Lois Jean Mills on Dec. 12, 1953 at Billings, Mont.

     Boyd was raised in the western states, living in Nevada and Wyoming.  He joined the U.S. Army and served for two years just prior to the Korean Conflict.

     He then started a lifelong career in heavy construction as a mechanic and heavy equipment operator.  He worked on road construction jobs in the Gas Hills, as an equipment operator in the uranium mines and for powerline construction in the western states.

     Boyd then moved to Joliet, Mont. in 1971 where he owned and operated his own mechanic shop.  In 1977 the family moved to Edgerton where he worked for Campbell Oilfield Construction for a couple of years.  He then started his own mechanic shop known as Junction Truck and Tire in Midwest and ran it for three years before retiring.

     He is survived by three sons, Emery B. DeWitt of Moorcroft, Everett (Debbie) DeWitt of Midwest and Gary DeWitt of Basin; one brother, E. H. "Babs" DeWitt of Grover; one sister, Ann Manley or Round Mountain, Nev., and 10 grandchildren.

     He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife on Oct. 13, 1992, one son, Gregg DeWitt, brothers John, Jack and Chuck DeWitt, sisters Winnie, Smokey and Delores, and by two twin infant sisters.

     Veile Mortuary of Worland is in charge of arrangements.