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Lyndon DeWitt

July 11, 1929 — May 25, 2021

Lyndon was born in Loma Linda, California and entered his rest at his home in Cleburne, Texas. He was 91 years old.

When he was a child, Lyndon’s family moved to the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas where his father and mother practiced medicine. His parents had a commitment to educate their children in a Christian environment so they started a school in Weslaco, Texas. Lyndon and his siblings, relatives and other church members attended Valley Grande Academy. After high school, Lyndon became an ordained minister in the Seventh-day-Adventist church in May 1958 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

He enjoyed music and was an accomplished trumpet musician. He played or sang often at church, evangelistic meetings, and home worship. He ministered in various states and countries including Iran in 1960, Honduras in1962, Newfoundland in 1971, Russia, and Africa. He helped his father in developing a boarding school in Honduras. This Christian school has educated students for the last 60 years.

Lyndon retired near a Seventh-day-Adventist university and enjoyed his last years near friends and family. He was preceded in death by his parents, his son Jerry, grandchildren Joel and Cecelia, sister Verlene, brother Waldon, and wives Pat, Leora, and Sue. He is survived by his children: Laurie DeWitt, Patti DeWitt, Tamara Byrd, Sonja DeWitt, and Lynette DeWitt, sister Valeda Blockcolsky, grandchildren, great grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews, and a host of beloved friends. He will be missed.
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