David Denver DeWitt, age thirteen, passed from this life on March 26, 2020. Born on July 18, 2006, in Kingwood, WV, to Dayton Dwayne and Lori Jean (Casteel) DeWitt.
David was an eighth grader at Central Preston Middle School, where he was a member of the Future Farmers of America. He previously attended Kingwood Elementary School and lived in Albright, WV, with his parents and two older brothers, Dakota and Dylan DeWitt. David loved his dogs, being outdoors, and his friends and family. He loved to make videos on YouTube, liked to draw, and was a lovable boy who enjoyed making jokes.
In addition to his parents and his brothers, he is survived by his sister, Alysia DeWitt of McHenry, Maryland; his grandparents, Connie DeWitt of Albright, WV, Gary Casteel and wife, Suzanne, of Gettysburg, PA, and Harold Brown of Poquoson, VA; uncles, Allen DeWitt of Albright, WV, David Casteel and wife, Chaelyn, of Kingwood, WV, and aunts, Jenny Jones of Pittsburgh, PA, and Lydia Casteel of Gettysburg, PA; numerous cousins, Corey McDonald of Kingwood, WV, Courtney DeWitt of Reedsville, WV, Kourtney (Weaver) Fountain and husband, Caleb, of Poquoson, VA, Ivory Baylor of Keyser, WV, and Phoebe and Taylor Jones of Pittsburgh, PA; and his best friend, David Allen Schamberger.
He is preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Worley and Violet Miller of Kingwood, WV, Virgil “Spud” and Neva Menear of Manown, WV, Robert Cecil and Josephine Georgia (Thomas) Casteel of Howesville, WV; his grandparents, Dayton DeWitt of Albright, WV, and Drema Jean (Menear) Brown of Kingwood, WV; and a nephew, Trenton DeWitt.
Following a private funeral for the family officiated by Rev. Ray Frankhouser, he will be laid to rest at Sunset Memorial Gardens Mausoleum with the family’s dogs, Cooper, Soup, Bear, and Edgar. A memorial service will be held later.
Arrangements are under the direction of Rotruck-Lobb Kingwood Chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations in honor of David be made to the Preston County Humane Society, P.O. Box 395, Kingwood, WV 26537.
From the family: We miss you so much. You were our loveable and funny baby, David. We know you are in heaven with the ones that love you and your precious dogs. Until we meet again sweet, baby boy. We love you. All my heart!
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Preston County Humane Society
P.O. Box 395, Kingwood WV 26537