John Fite

John Martin Fite, age 94, passed away on January 31, 2013. John was born on March 22, 1918 in Denver, CO and moved to San Antonio, TX in 1924. John enlisted in the Army in 1940 and was assigned to the Air Force. He was honorably discharged in 1945 as a Chief Warrant Officer at Ft. Sam Houston, TX. John retired in 1980 after 31 years in the Auditor's Department at the Bexar County Court House.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Rilling Fite, after 49 years of marriage; his parents, Evah & Frederick Fite; his sister, Elinor Jones and his brother, Charles Fite.
John is survived by his three daughters, Carol Carmel, Linda Fite, and Debra Muller & her husband David. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Marie Hardy, Andrew Muller and Matthew Muller.
The Graveside Service will be 2:30 p.m., Thursday, February 7, 2013 at Sunset Memorial Park. Condolences may be offered at
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the ( and/or the American Cancer Association (

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1701 Austin Highway San Antonio, TX 78218
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Published in Express-News on Feb. 4, 2013