Sam J. Hewatt, age 89 of Loganville, formerly of Stone Mountain died June 30, 2011. He is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 70 years Elizabeth Couch Hewatt. Daughters, Nancy Hewatt Collins and husband Roy, Stone Mountain; Mary Ellen Hewatt Malone and husband Marty, Loganville; grandchildren, Tracy and Kimberly Cumbie, Stone Mountain; Roy and Kelly Collins, Monroe; Jeff and Carrie Collins, Monroe, Scott and Melissa Malone, Atlanta; Brad Malone, Atlanta; great grandchildren, Callie and Tyler Collins, Monroe; Sam and Eli Cumbie, Stone Mountain; Sister in law Ellen Couch Tucker, Snellville; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, nephews and great-great nieces and nephews. Sam Hewatt was a respected businessman who loved God, his family and his country. He was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain where he served as a deacon. A WWII Veteran who served as a Medic in Europe in the United States Army 364 out of 367 days of combat, Mr. Hewatt was a member of the Greatest Generation. He opened Hewatt's Supermarket, along with his father and brother, in downtown Stone Mountain and served his community until his retirement in 1981. He was known to his daughters as "Daddy" and his grandchildren greats included affectionately called him "Daddy Sam". The members of his family are especially grateful for his faithful caregivers, Helen, Dusty and Martha. Their sweet name for him was "Pop".* Funeral Services will be held Sunday July 3rd at Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel at 2:00 pm with Dr. Dan Parker officiating. Burial Snellville Historical Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday July 2nd from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Wages & Sons Stone Mountain 770-469-9811

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  1. Dear Family,
    I am so sorry for your loss, Mr. Hewatt was a treasure of Stone Mountain. I know he will be truly missed. I pray you will find comfort knowing he is with the Lord smiling down from heaven. God Bless

  2. Dear Family of Sam,
    Praying for comfort and peace during this time of sorrow in the loss.
    He was my first employer. I started work while still in the “old” store downtown and helped move to the new store.
    He reinforced good work ethics that has benefited me a lifetime.
    Will never forget his saying, “If a job is worth doing at all, it’s worth doing right.”

  3. Dear Elizabeth, Nancy, Mary, and family, We are so sorry for your loss but thankful for all the wonderful years and memories that you are blessed with. My memories of Stone Mountain will always include Hewatt Grocery and the gentle, sweet spirit of Sam and Elizabeth Hewatt. May God comfort you all and give you peace. Love, Bill and Mary Jane Frazier

  4. Mary,there are no words to make it easier for you.Remember the good memories and know your Dad had a long life and lots of people loved him.

  5. Sam Hewatt was the kind of man that everyone respected and loved. He was our neighbor on Sandy Creek for 10 years and hardly a day went by without seeing him working out in his yard and tending to his beautiful flowers. Never had a negative word to say and always so loving and kind. He will be missed. Heaven is an even brighter place with him in it!

  6. Kim and family,

    The Morrow, Maddox and Needham families are thinking of and praying for you and your family.

  7. Mary and Marty
    My deepest condolences to you and your family. Sam was a good man and he will be missed. May God bless you.

  8. We lived across the street from Sam and Elizabeth for years. Sam was always such a thoughful, kind, generous man — the true southern gentleman. He definitely touched many, many lives over the years and will be missed.

  9. I am so sorry that I was unable to attend Mr. Sam’s homegoing celebration. we had three deaths in our family during that time… I remember staying one night with your family, when Nancy and I were 7 years old. Our house had just burned, my daddy was in the hospital. You all were so kind to me and our family at that time. I appreciate everything. Nancy, you have always been one of the sweetest girls I’ve ever known. The apple doesn’t fall very far from the tree,does it? Sam and Elizabeth Hewatt are two of the finest people Stone Mountain was ever blessed to have.I Love You All, and am especially sorry for your loss at this time.I will keep you in my heart and prayers…Ann Goddard

  10. I am so sorry that I was unable to attend Mr. Sam’s homegoing celebration. we had three deaths in our family during that time… I remember staying one night with your family, when Nancy and I were 7 years old. Our house had just burned, my daddy was in the hospital. You all were so kind to me and our family at that time. I appreciate everything. Nancy, you have always been one of the sweetest girls I’ve ever known. The apple doesn’t fall very far from the tree,does it? Sam and Elizabeth Hewatt are two of the finest people Stone Mountain was ever blessed to have.I Love You All, and am especially sorry for your loss at this time.I will keep you in my heart and prayers…Ann Goddard

  11. I am so sorry that I was unable to attend Mr. Sam’s homegoing celebration. we had three deaths in our family during that time… I remember staying one night with your family, when Nancy and I were 7 years old. Our house had just burned, my daddy was in the hospital. You all were so kind to me and our family at that time. I appreciate everything! Nancy, you have always been one of the sweetest girls I’ve ever known. The apple doesn’t fall very far from the tree,does it? Sam and Elizabeth Hewatt are two of the finest people Stone Mountain was ever blessed to have.I Love You All, and am especially sorry for your loss at this time.I will keep you in my heart and prayers…Ann Goddard

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