Cecil Pitts, 66, of Minford, died Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland.
He was born Feb. 13, 1946, in Minford, a son of the late William G. and Gladys Culp Pitts.
Cecil was a retired laborer for Meridian Fiberglass and Goodyear Tire and Rubber with over 40 years of service, a U.S. Army veteran, a member of Madison Missionary Baptist Church and a 1964 Minford High School graduate.
He is survived by his wife, Marlena Whitt Pitts, whom he married Feb. 14, 1997, in Lucasville; three sons, Jamie (Mylissa) Pitts of Minford, Justin (Teddie) Pitts of Minford, and Larry (Kristy) Pitts of North Carolina; one daughter, Brandy McCallister of Minford; nine grandchildren, Myah, Savana, Chloe, Zackery, Jacob, Hali, Christian, Adam, and Catelynn; three brothers, Willis Pitts of Minford, Dennis Pitts of Minford, and Casey Pitts of Jackson; four sisters, Shirley Crabtree of Beaver, Sheila Moore of Jackson, Donna Vance of Minford and Sharon Cruse of Jackson.
Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday, May 21, 2012, at the McKinley Funeral Home in Lucasville with Kevin Gullion officiating. Burial will follow in Lucasville Cemetery where military graveside rites will be performed by the James Irwin and William A. Baker Posts of the American Legion. Friends may call 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday and from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.