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William R. Hitchens Jr.

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William R. Hitchens Jr.

William R. Hitchens Jr. was born on December 11, 1937 in Wilmington, DE to his parents W. Reese and Alice (Cohee) Hitchens. He passed away on February 27, 2016 in Fort Myers, FL. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 27 years Antoinette "Toni" Hitchens; children W. Reese (Nicole) Hitchens of Hockessin, DE, Elizabeth "Nicky" Hitchens of Philadelphia, PA and D. Grant (Cynthia) Hitchens of Downingtown, PA; grandchildren Lauren, Reese, Grace, and Nathan; sisters Patricia Cooper of Osprey, FL and Carol Jorden of Redding, CT and many family and friends who will miss him dearly.

Bill attended Mount Pleasant High School and graduated in 1955. He continued his education and graduated from Washington College in 1960. His dream of becoming an attorney took him to Dickinson College School of Law in Carlisle, PA. He graduated in 1964 and was admitted to the Delaware Bar. He became a member of the Florida Bar in 1994. Bill was a member of the Florida, Delaware and American Bar Association and of the U.S. Foreclosure Network. He was a senior partner of the Morris James Real Estate Practice Group.

A Memorial Service and celebration of Bill's life will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, 1:00 PM at the Page Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center of Fort Myers 2310 North Airport Road, Ft. Myers, FL 33907. In lieu of flowers, you may make a donation in memory of Bill to Hope Hospice, 9470 Health Park Cir., Ft. Myers, FL 33908. Please visit for updated service information and to leave a condolence to his family.
Published in The News Journal on Mar. 3, 2016
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