R. Wesley Stitt, 95, of Kittanning, formerly of Ford City and Bethel Twp. died December 22, 2019 at Grey's Colonial Acres.
He was born September 8, 1924 in Manor Twp, son of Clyde and Hazel (Anthony) Stitt Miller.. .
Mr. Stitt was a veteran of the US Navy during WW 2. He was a member of the United Mine Workers and the American Legion Post 045.. He worked as a truck driver and heavy equipment operator for Leechburg Mining Comamy/
He was proud of his Naval service during WW 2. He was a Steeler fan but his true joy was running a hand of cards with his many friends at several locations throughout the area.He also enjoyed his camp, hunting, the Kelly Station river front and the company of his extended family and friends.
Surviving are his children, Raymond Wesley (Judy) Stiitt, Jr. of Tampa, FL, Richard (Tracie) Stitt of Phoenix, AZ, Andrea D.(Doug) Smith of Ford City, Kevin Stitt of Paso Robles, CA, and Eric (Marci) Stitt of Erie, Sister sisters Betty Rush of Kittanning and Shirley Santypal of Kittanning. Grandchildren Wes (Deb) Stitt, Leslie Matchette, Dee (Rick) Callihan, Scott Stitt, Doug A. (Michele) Smith, Tyler Stitt, Sydney Stitt and Kennedy Stitt, 3 great grandchildren, 5 great great grandchildren, 7 great great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Stitt was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Edith (Haney) Stitt, his second wife, Tina (Peltz) Stitt, and one sister, Joyce Smathers.
Friends will be welcomed at the at the Welch Funeral Home, 1032 Fourth Ave. Ford City, on Saturday, December 28, 2019. from Saturday from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Services will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at 2:00 PM with Rev. Forrest States officiating. Interment will follow in the Ford City Cemetery.
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