Billy Joe (B.J.) Hewell, of Covington, died August 6, 2008, at Newton Medical Center, at the age of 58. Son of the late Fred L. and Birmah Knight Hewell, he was of the Baptist faith. A life long resident of Newton County, Mr. Hewell was a retired Captain for the City of Covington Police Department with 30 years of service. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and racing and dearly loved his family. Mr. Hewell is preceded in death by his wife, Joan Huff Hewell and brother, Fred L. Hewell, Jr. Survivors include daughters and son-in-law, Renee and Jim Lightsey, Tiffany L. Hewell all of Covington; grandchildren, Stephanie L. Lightsey, Christopher G. Lightsey, Destiny L. Hewell, Dustin L. Hewell, Darrion L. Hewell; sister and brother-in-law, Wendy and Mark Stephens of Conyers; brothers and sisters-in-law, Lynn and Tina Hewell of Childersburg, AL, Scott and Cindy Hewell of Covington, Dorothy Hewell of Conyers. Funeral services for Mr. Hewell will be held Saturday, August 9, 2:00 P.M., at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan, 3134 Floyd Street, Covington, with Rev. J. Clifton Brown officiating and interment in New Covington Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Caldwell & Cowan, Floyd Street location, Friday, August 8, from 5 – 9 P.M. Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home – Covington, GA. 770- 786-7062