John William “J.W.” Pitts of Pulaski passed away Monday morning, November 4, 2019, at his home. He was born in Limestone County, Alabama on December 13th, 1934 and was 84 years of age.
He was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. He was of the Church of Christ Faith, worked in construction as a heavy equipment operator, and loved to go fishing.
Visitation will be 4:00 until 7:00 Tuesday, November 5th, 2019, at Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory.
The funeral service will be at 2:00pm on Wednesday, November 6th in the chapel of Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory with Bro. Mark Johnson and Terrell Pitts officiating.
Burial will follow in Giles Memory Gardens
He is preceded in death by his parents, Gilbert Coleman and Velier Craig Pitts, brothers, Herbert Pitts, Evans Pitts, Eldridge Yearta and David Yearta.
He is survived by his
Son, Johnny R. Pitts of Shelbyville
Son, Billy Pitts of Pulaski
Daughter, Deborah Pitts of Whitehouse
Daughter, Linda Vaughn of Pulaski
Daughter, Julie Pitts of Pulaski
7 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren
Sister, Eva (Robert) Griffin of Ethridge
Sister, Dot (Don) Hill of Athens
Several Nephews, Nieces and cousins also survive.
Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory in charge of arrangements for John William “J.W.” Pitts.