Steven Witt

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Steven Witt, 65, of Russellville, passed away at Union Hospital on Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014.

He was born on March 20, 1949 to Arthur and Jean Van Hook Witt at Crawfordsville.

He graduated from Roachdale High School in 1967 and then attended a technical school for a year.

He was a hoist driver at R.R. Donnelley's at Crawfordsville and retired after 33 years.

He was a member and served on the Vigo County Conservation Club Board of Directors.

A tomahawk thrower, he was known as "Hawk Man." He was loved by his powwow family.

He married Kay Stewart on Feb. 24, 1973 at Danville, Ind., and she survives.

Other survivors include two daughters, Angie Chambers and husband George of Clarksville, Tenn., and Tammy Walls and husband Bruce of Marshall, Ind.; one sister, Diane Rogers and husband Larry of Jamestown; six grandchildren, Arielle, Adam, Bethany, Charity, Brian and Tyler; brother-in-law Jeff Stewart and wife Penny of Brazil; father-in-law Benjamin Stewart of Greencastle; and many nieces and nephews.

He was a foster father to more than 40 children.

He was preceded in death by his parents, mother-in-law Catherine Stewart and brother-in-law Doug Stewart.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 at Servies and Morgan Funeral Home, Roachdale, with visitation from 11 a.m.. to 1 p.m.. on Saturday.

Burial will be at Roachdale Cemetery. Rev. Steve Buchanan will officiate.

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