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KENNETH S. HITCH


 

KENNETH S. HITCH

After a long illness, Kenneth S. Hitch "Ken" passed away on November 3, 2013 at 8 p.m. at Fairfax Hospital.
Trained as a psychologist, Ken Hitch served in the U.S. army during WWII. When the war ended he entered private practice as a psychologist but was recalled into the Army during the Korean War. While assigned to serve on the staff of the High Commission of the Ryukyu Islands (Okinawa), Mr. Hitch met his future wife Kiyo. Mr. Hitch's final military assignment was to the faculty of the National War College (now National Defense University) after which he retired from the army at the rank of colonel.
Ken is survived by his wife, Kiyo; his children, Julie and Richard Hitch; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Hitch wishes to thank friends and family for their condolences via telephone calls, letters and beautiful flowers.
 
Services will be held at Fort Myer Chapel at Arlington National Cemetery on March 5, 2014 at 11 a.m.



Published in The Washington Post on Feb. 23, 2014
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