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Zane Heyward DeWitt

November 17, 1934 ~ July 14, 2020 (age 85)


Zane Heyward DeWitt, 85, of Orangeburg passed away on Tuesday, July 14, 2020.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Thompson Funeral Home. Inc. in Orangeburg.  Rev. Larry Williams will be officiating.

Mr. Zane was born on November 17, 1934 in Orangeburg.  He was the son of the late Daniel H. DeWitt and the late Livette McMillan DeWitt.  He was the former co-owner of Orangeburg Drag Strip and Orangeburg Container.  He enjoyed drag racing especially with his blue Camaro Pro-mod, “Blue For You.”  He loved his family and he had a heart of gold.  He was predeceased by his wife, Hazel Summers DeWitt; son, Wayne Heyward DeWitt; brother, Thomas Daniel DeWitt and a nephew, Charles Kevin DeWitt.

Survivors include his children, Deborah D. Llaro (Xayri) of Charleston, Brenda G. DeWitt of Orangeburg; grandson, Brian Heyward Lorick Corbett (Miranda) of Orangeburg; granddaughter, Lisa Corbett Nettles (Alan); brothers Jimmy DeWitt (Donna) of Bolentown, Charles DeWitt (Shel) of Alabama and a number of nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Mr. Zane’s residence.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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Memorial Service
July 18, 2020

2:00 PM
Thompson Funeral Home, Inc.
1012 Whitman Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115

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