MAJ Walter H. DeWitt was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 12/15/2010 at the age of 65.9
Destin, FL
Flight Class 68-4
Date of Birth 01/05/1945
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by SSN search Feb 2011

More detail on this person: Walter Hugh DeWitt Walter Hugh DeWitt Jr. passed away Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. Walt was born to Walter Hugh DeWitt Sr. and Lorona DeWitt on Jan. 5, 1945, in Sumter, SC. He served in the U.S. Army as a helicopter pilot and served in Vietnam from April 1968 to April 1969. After leaving active duty he continued to serve his country in the Florida National Guard until 1982, where he achieved the rank of major. He was a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He volunteered with the Destin Little League during the years his sons played baseball. He was preceded in death by his brother, Ron. Walt is survived by his wife, Susan; sons, Brian (Samantha) and Russell (Tami); grandchildren, Ansley and Rylan; sister-in-law, Sue; and nephew John (Niki). For those who have asked, the family has requested that no flowers be sent, since both companies Walt worked for are sending large arrangements. Any other kind of memorial wishes, donations or acts of kindness are greatly appreciated and may be sent directly to: Susan DeWitt, c/o Twin Cities Funeral Home, 1405 E John Sims Pkwy, Niceville, FL 32578. Expression of sympathy may be viewed and submitted online at

Burial information: Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, FL

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