Leither Thomas "Tommy" Witt

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Mr. Leither Thomas "Tommy" Witt, age 67, of Lake City, Fla. died Sunday, Jan. 27, in the Suwannee Valley Hospice Care Center, Lake City, Fla. following an extended illness. Mr. Witt was a life long resident of Lake City, Fla. and the son of the late Willie "Bill" Leither Witt, Jr. and Lena Elizabeth Haltiwanger Witt. He was employed as Sr. Vice-President with Columbia County Bank for 25 years until 1994. He then was employed as an economic specialist with the State of Florida until his retirement in 2010. He was a graduate of Columbia High School Class of 1963 and Lake City Community College. He graduated from the University of Florida in 1969 where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. He was a member of the B.P.O.E. Elks Club #893 of Lake City serving two terms as Exalted Ruler, Masonic Lodge and Shrine Club of Lake City, Sons of the American Revolution, North Florida Gator Club, and former member of the Kiwanis Club.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Pat Witt of Lake City, Fla.; Two daughters, Gigi (Troy) Register and Patti (Darin) Summerlin both of Lake City, Fla.; Five grandchildren, Witt Register, Buie Summerlin, Callahan Register, Wittleigh Summerlin, and Rema Summerlin. Many loving friends and family members also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 P.M. Wednesday, Jan. 30 in the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Jeff Tate, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Lake City, Fla. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 P.M. Tuesday, Jan. 29, at GUERRY FUNERAL HOME, 2659 SW Main Blvd., Lake City, Fla. Please make memorials to the First United Methodist Church or the B.P.O.E. #893 Elks Club of Lake City, Fla.
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Lake City, FL 32025
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Published in Lake City Reporter on Jan. 29, 2013
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