Mr. Larry C. Pitts, 64, of Gainesville left to meet his Creator and his Savior, Jesus Christ, after a strong and courageous battle with
cancer, on Feb. 21, 2014. Mr. Pitts was born in Atlanta on Feb. 1, 1950. Mr. Pitts worked at MacKlanburg-Duncan for 28 years and attended Bethel Tabernacle Church in Gainesville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Curvin and Helen Pitts of Gainesville.
Mr. Pitts was a loving husband to his wife, Rita Pitts, and a devoted father to his two children, Thomas and Shirlee. Thomas is married to Amy Pitts of Gainesville and Shirlee is married to Dustin Marrett of Lula. He was a loving grandfather to four grandchildren, Emilie and John David Pitts, Cole Mulkey and Harley Marrett. Mr. Pitts was a caring brother to Brenda Rivers of Canton, Mark Pitts of Gainesville, Greg and Denise Farr and family of Cumming. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
He treasured his friends.
Memorial services will be held Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. at Bethel Tabernacle Church in Gainesville. The family will receive friends at the church Monday, Feb. 24, from 5-8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Bethel Tabernacle Church, 4020 Ledan Road Extension, Gainesville, GA 30506.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.mcdonaldandson.com.
McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.