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October 25, 2018

Lynuell Keith Prewitt, of 209 Ridgewood Circle, Covington, VA went to be with the Lord on October 25, 2018 after an extended illness. He was 76. Mr. Prewitt was a member of the Temple Baptist Church. Mr. Prewitt was born May 23rd, 1942, in Beckley, WV, the son of the late Finley and Pearl Prewitt Prewitt. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Kelly Warren Prewitt. After high school, Keith joined the United States Air Force and served for four years, specializing in electronics. After the service, he was employed as a computer programmer for MeadWestvaco in Covington, VA for 42 years. After retirement, Keith developed a love for woodworking; he set up shop in his garage and built numerous pieces of furniture. For years, he owned only Chevrolets, once including a red Corvette convertible; he had previously been a member of a Corvette Club. He was an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers & Washington Nationals, having traveled to Washington, DC, to attend many games. Surviving are his Wife of nearly 28 years, Deanna Lee Harvey Prewitt of Covington, two sisters, Nancy Ward & her husband, Harold, of Daniels, WV, and Ruth Harbour & her husband, Shelby, of Mocksville, NC, one daughter, Kimberly Ann Prewitt of Roanoke, VA, one son, Kevin Keith Prewitt of Covington, one stepdaughter, Karen Biederman & husband, Dan, of Ellicott City, MD, two stepsons, James McMorrow & wife, Dana, of Leesburg and Steven McMorrow & Tracey Carter of Frederick, MD, two grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. In keeping with his wishes, his body has been cremated. The funeral service will be held Monday, October 29, 2018, at 4:00 PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Hartsfield officiating. The family will receive their friends following the service at Arritt Funeral Home. The family suggests that memorial donations in his name be made to Temple Baptist Church; 300 Stratton Street; Covington, VA 24426. Service Monday, October 29, 2018 04:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Visition 04:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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