Funeral services for Robert Pitts were Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. from Christian Life Apostolic Church with Rev. Benny Alford and Rev. Hank Pilgrim officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Pitts, 74, of DeKalb, died Saturday, March 6, 2021.
Born in Water Valley, MS, he was a resident of Kemper County and worked as a security guard for Anderson Hospital. Mr. Pitts was a member of Christian Life Apostolic Church.
Survivors include wife, Rebecca Pitts; daughter, Jean Brown; sons, Robert Bryan Pitts and Rodney Pitts; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Pat Mulford, Dorothy Berryhill, Daisy Douglas, and Esther Fay Govea; brother, David Pitts.
Mr. Pitts was preceded in death by parents, Horace and Bessie Pitts; grandsons, Michael Cody Pitts and Justin Slay Pitts; sisters, Marie Houston and Pearl Terry; brothers, Billy, Ernest, and Donald Pitts.