Jorg Gustav Pitts(1966-2013)

Mr. Jorg Gustav Pitts, 47, of Copan, died at 3:09 A.M. on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at the St. John Medical Center in Tulsa.
Funeral services for Mr. Pitts will be held at 10 A.M. on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at the Copan High School Gymnasium with Pastor Warren Peck of the Copan United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will be in the Sunnyside Cemetery at Caney, Kansas directed by the Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory. Casket escorts will include Gary Askew, Rick Ruckman, Chris Tanner, Marion Beaman, Joey Baker and Jordan Green. Honorary casket escorts will include Nicholas Lannan, Joe Lannan, Mark Sousa, David Pitts and Phillip Pitts.
The Pitts family will receive guests at the Stumpff Funeral Home on Monday evening from 6 P.M. until 8 P.M.
In lieu of flowers memorials have been established and those who wish may send their contributions to the Copan United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 70, Copan, Oklahoma, 74022 or the Copan Public Schools, P.O. Box 429, Copan, Oklahoma, 74022.
Mr. Pitts was born in Fairfax, Virginia on September 2, 1966 the son of Ellen Ruth (Oley) and George Gustav Pitts. He grew up and received his education in Roanoke, Virginia and graduated from high school there in 1984. He then attended Virginia Western Community College, served in the United States Marine Corps and following his Honorable Discharge attended aviation school in South Carolina. At the age of 17 he received his private pilot's license at Casa Grande, Arizona and for a brief period was the youngest licensed pilot in the nation. He was employed with Hillman Aviation in Roanoke, Virginia and later made his home in Charlotte, North Carolina where he became active in the computer industry working for MEDFAX. In 2000 he moved to Copan and was married to Vickey Lynn (Call) Evans on November 25, 2000. They have made their home in the Copan area since that time and he owned and operated "Computer Works by Jorg" from 2000 till 2011. In 2011 he became employed as the Information Technology Specialist with the Copan Public Schools. He was a member of the Copan United Methodist Church, the Copan Community Action Team and was an assistant football coach at the Copan Public Schools for the past six years.
Survivors include his wife, Vickey Lynn Pitts of the home, three children, Blake Evans, Heather Evans and Lucrecia Evans, his parents, George G. Pitts of Farmington Hills, Michigan and Ellen R. Pitts of Roanoke, Virginia, two brothers, David Andrew Pitts and Phillip Preston Pitts, both of Roanoke, Virginia, one sister, Tawnya Canales of Chicago, Illinois, one half sister, Eva Pitts of Farmington Hills, Michigan, two grandchildren, Alexis Evans and Clayton Evans, three nieces, Nakia Worrell, Giovanna Canales and Mika Rae Evans, one nephew, David Andrew Pitts Jr., and his grandmother-in-law, Leona Call uncles Ron Oley and Donald Oley, and brother-in-law, Rabih Dahdouh. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Dorothy Hudson Pitts and Frank Pitts, his maternal grandparents, Ruth Oley and Frank Oley, and his grandfather-in-law, Harold Call.

Funeral Home

Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory
1600 Southeast Washington Boulevard Bartlesville, OK 74006
(918) 333-4300

Published in Examiner-Enterprise from Nov. 4 to Dec. 4, 2013