The Rev. Dr. F. Dewitt Furrow, Jr. passed away Friday, July 15th, 2022, at the Peyton House Hospice Care in Fairlea, W.V. Dewitt was born August 16, 1930, the son of the late Fred D. Furrow and Alleen Mulder Furrow and was raised in Waiteville, W.V.
A graduate of Davis and Elkins College and Union Theological Seminary in Richmond, Va., ordained a minister of the Word and Sacrament by the Presbytery of Transylvania, Ky. He served the same two churches in Pike County, Ky. for 48 years. He was known to many as the “traveling preacher man”.
In addition to his parents, Dewitt is also preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Anne Alcorn, two brothers, John M. Furrow, and Charles W. Furrow. He is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Ana G. Furrow and a host of extended family and friends.
A celebration of life will be held on August 27th, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. in Phelps, Ky., at the Peter Creek Presbyterian Church. A service of committal will be held on September 10th, 2022, at 3:00 P.M. at the Waiteville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Dementia Society of America, www.dementiasociety.org; Peter Creek Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 946 Phelps, Ky. 41553; Shepard Memorial Presbyterian Church c/o Debra Coleman, 97 Beechwood Drive Phelps, Ky. 41553; Monroe County Outreach Ministries c/o Patty Hancock, P.O. Box 192 Union, WV. 24983; Peyton Hospice House, 1265 Maplewood Ave. Lewisburg, WV. 24901.
Local arrangements are under the direction of Jones & West Funeral Home of Phelps, Ky. The guestbook may be viewed at www.joneswestfh.com