Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

May 1, 2014
Ronald Eugene Hewett

Obit Ronald Eugene HewettRonald E. Hewett, age 66, passed away from cancer on April 29, 2014.  He departed this earth peacefully in his home, surrounded by his loving family.  He was born September 13, 1947, the third child of James C. and Leona Hewett. He was born and raised in Tooele and married Jane Warburton January 12, 1968, they had four children, 12 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.  He loved camping, hunting, four-wheeling, and horses.  He worked at the Freeport Center for a few months then hired on the IS&R Smelter for six years, transferred to Tucson Arizona and worked at the Twin Buttes Mine for six years before returning home to Utah where he worked for 21 years at MagCorp at that time, now known as US Magnesium. He retired from there and started his own trucking company which he ran for 13 years, RR&JJ Trucking Corp.  He is preceded in death by his parents and Brother Gary Hewett, and survived by his wife Jane Hewett, sister Karen (and Larry) Wilson, his children Kathy Butler, James (and Nancy) Hewett, Brandy (and Jaron) Rydalch, and Rebecca (and James) Condit.  There will be a viewing 6 — 8 p.m. Friday, May 2, and 9 — 10 a.m. Saturday May 3 at the LDS Church in Pine Canyon at 2053 Churchwood Dr. with funeral services at 11 a.m., a grave dedication will follow immediately afterward at the Tooele City Cemetery. Lunch for family and close friends will be held at the church after the services. Condolences to the family at


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