Paul Allen Hite, 87, of Rocky Mount, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife, Erlyene Hite; parents, Bryson and Nora Hite; and brother, John (Marvin) Hite. Mr. Hite was a member of Oak Grove Church of the Brethren and retired as an Insurance Agent with Southland Life. He served in the United States Army during World War II
and received the Purple Heart
Surviving are his children, Gary Hite, Brenda Hite, Bruce and Darlene Hite, and Ralph Hite; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted from Flora Funeral Chapel at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2013, with the Rev. Richard Thomas officiating. Interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Roanoke. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research. His family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2013, at Flora Funeral Service & Cremation Center, Rocky Mount, Va., 540-483-3835.