John Pitts

Published 11:49 am Tuesday, June 5, 2018

John Pitts

John Pitts, 33, of Thorsby, died Monday, June 4, 2018, at St. Vincent’s East, Birmingham.

He was born Friday, January 4, 1985, in Birmingham, Alabama, son of James Albert Pitts and Debra Calhoun Pitts.

John is survived by his parents, Jim and Deb Pitts of Thorsby, Alabama; his sister, Anna Pitts (Drew) Wright of Collinsville, Alabama; nieces, Shelby and Abigail Wright of Collinsville, Alabama.

Friends will be received from 10 – 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at Clanton First Baptist Church.

Services are schedule Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Clanton First Baptist Church with Rev. Matt DeBord officiating.

Interment will follow in Copeland Bridge Cemetery, Collinsville, Alabama, at 4 p.m.

Pallbearers are: John Calhoun, Wilford Calhoun, Dan Pitts, Roe Pitts, Jim Greene and Mark Knight. Honorary pallbearers are: Kenneth Short, Floyd Porter, Ralph Mims, current and former employees of the Chilton Research & Extension Center. Special friends are: Trip & Betty Janney, Susan Akins, Geraldine Robinson, Lee Robinson, Dr. Jamie Odrezin and the Greenvale Pediatrics Staff as well as many others too numerous to mention that touched John’s life.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that a memorial be made to a charity of your choice.

Martin Funeral Home directing.

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