William (Bill) passed away January 15, 2019 at the Hospice Home in Watertown, New York. Born July 17, 1930 to the late John and Louise Hewitt, Three Mile Bay. He graduated from Lyme Central School, Chaumont in 1948 and worked with his father on the family farm until 1950.
On October 14, 1950 he married Mary Anne Wallace in the Chaumont Presbyterian Church. They resided in Three Mile Bay operating a dairy farm. In 1966 he went to work for the New York State Department of Transportation until his retirement in 1992 on the Bridge Maintenance Crew.
He served on the Lyme Central School Board for many years and was President for several terms. Bill had been a past member of the Three Mile Bay Fire Department and was an active member of the Three Mile Bay Methodist Church. He enjoyed hunting, reading, going to auctions and his family.
He is survived by a daughter Marget (Meg) and William Mayers, Gouverneur; a daughter Tracey and Robert Lawson, Three Mile Bay; a daughter Heidi and Jose Bernier, Dexter; seven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and seven great- great grandchildren also surviving are two sisters and a brother. He is predeceased by his wife Mary and a son John.
Per his request there will not be any calling hours or funeral. A private burial will be at the Three Mile Bay Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in William's memory to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham Street, Watertown, New York 13601; the Three Mile Bay Methodist Church, 8545 State Route 12E, Three Mile Bay, New York 13693 or the Three Mile Bay Ambulance Fund, P. O. Box 419, Three Mile Bay, New York 13693. Online condolences may be sent to Johnson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements at dexterfuneralhome.com