• "Sorry to hear of Ron's passing. Always respected him and..."
    - Chuck Fletter
  • "Dear Judy and family, It was with sadness I read of Ron's..."
    - Kay Disher
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    - Linda Carson

ROLAND QUINTIN "RON" HITE, 80, passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at Saint Anne Home & Retirement Community of Fort Wayne, Ind.He was a son of the late Max Q. and Marjorie Hite and was a native and lifetime resident of Fort Wayne. Ron graduated from South Side High School in 1956. He served in the U.S. Air Force and 122FW Air National Guard. Ron was a firefighter with the City of Fort Wayne until his retirement. He was a member of the First Assembly of God Church and was a faith-filled and devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He loved to rock his grandchildren on the porch swing. He was a home electronics enthusiast and accomplished musician, playing several instruments including steel guitar, piano, violin, accordion, and clarinet. Ron is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Judith E. Hite of Fort Wayne, Ind.; children, Jeffrey A. Hite of Tucson, Ariz., Sherry A. Clem of Fort Wayne, Ind., Pamela S. (Stephen) Shoda of Fort Wayne, Ind.; brother, Kenneth A. (Karen) Hite of Albion Ind.; grandchildren, Sheila, Stephanie, Max, Blaise (Megan), Gregory and Nicholas; and great-grandson, Alexander Hite. He was also preceded in death by his son-in-law, William Clem. Funeral service is 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at First Assembly of God Church, 1400 W. Washington Center Road, Fort Wayne, Ind., with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at D.O. McComb & Sons Foster Park Funeral Home, 6301 Fairfield Ave., Fort Wayne, Ind. Burial in Lindenwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to First Assembly of God Church. To sign the online guestbook visit

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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 13, 2019
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