Perie R. PITTS Jr.

News Death Notice

PITTS, Jr., Perie R. 86, of New Carlisle, Ohio passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2013. He was born January 26, 1927 in Johnson City, Tennessee the son of the late Perie, Sr. & Ruth (Daum) Pitts. Perie was a WWII, U.S. Navy veteran and was a retired Mechanical Engineer with Wright Patterson AFB after 35 years of service. He was a lifelong member of the Flying Angles, American Legion Post 286, New Carlisle and was a Boy Scout & Explorer Scout Leader. Perie was an active member of the Zion Lutheran Church, Tipp City, Ohio. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Marcia Pitts; children; Perie III & Michele Pitts, Christina Nickell, William & Dianne Pitts, Julie & David Howell, Elizabeth & Dallas Mahrt; nine grandchildren, Steve, Mindi, Kari, Andy, Colton, Katie, Chris, Tyler & Helena; four great grandchildren; a sister, Mary Mack; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Donald Pitts. Visitation will be 10:30 - 11:30 AM Monday, April 22, 2013 at the TROSTEL, CHAPMAN, DUNBAR & FRALEY FUNERAL HOME, New Carlisle, Ohio with funeral services at 11:30 in the funeral home. Burial will be at 1:00 PM at the Dayton National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 2621 Dryden Rd.,Suite 306, Dayton, OH, 45439. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to


Funeral Home

Trostel, Chapman, Dunbar & Fraley Funeral Home
507 West Jefferson Street New Carlisle, OH 45344
(937) 845-9477

Published in Dayton Daily News from Apr. 20 to Apr. 21, 2013