Arthur Nelson Bittner, 33, of Newport News, passed away April 11, 2013. He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.
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Arthur began Apprentice School as an electrical engineer at Newport News Shipbuilding in 1999, graduating in 2002, and continuing his employment there. He was currently enrolled at Old Dominion University working on his master's degree in electrical engineering.
In his leisure hours, Arthur enjoyed camping, kayaking, skiing, and biking, and loved being outdoors. He treasured spending time with family and a circle of close friends.
He is survived by his parents, Kathy and Roger Kane of Williamsburg, and Timothy and Diane Bittner of Maytown, Pa.; his siblings, Spencer and Lance Bittner and their wives; and a large extended family in Pennsylvania.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 14 at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Rd, Williamsburg. Memorial contributions may be made to the Peninsula SPCA, 523 J. Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.nelsencares.com and www.vagazette.com
Published in Virginia Gazette from Apr. 12 to May 11, 2013