Daniel P. Fite
Daniel P. Fite
  • March 14, 1922 - October 11, 2017
  • Houston, Texas

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Daniel Patrick Fite was born March 14, 1922 in Fort Worth Texas to James and Geraldine Fite. He was the youngest son of 11 children. He was married to his loving wife Edith Elizabeth Burnett, for 56 years. Dan was preceded in death by his wife and son Daniel Lee Fite, He is survived by a daughter, Kathleen, grandchildren; Lawson Fite, Anthony Fite and his wife Carmen, and Timothy Fite and his wife Renee. great-grandchildren; Anthony Fite and his wife Rachel, Patrick Fite, Michael Fite, Rebecca Fite and Daniel Fite and great-great grandchildren, Madeline Fite. Dan graduated from Reagan High School where he was in ROTC and loved to sing in the choir. He used to whistle when he was happy, especially to the tune, "Pick Me Up on Your Way Down". He was the kind of dad who could "fix" anything and always held his family and friends close to his heart. He did not have a selfish or materialistic bone in his body. He was a great sportsman who loved hunting and fishing and could track a deer, catch a fish, and "spin a tale" better than anyone. He was a proud electrician in IBEW LU 716 and received a 70th year pin for service in 2017 following his 95th birthday. He served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard, in communications, during WWII. We will recall the laughter and fun we had with Dan fishing, hunting and eating M&Ms. Honorary Pallbearers: Keaton Blackburn, Bob Covey, Gary Cowart, Dick Ellis, Jeff Fisher, Anthony Fite, Daniel Fite, Michael Fite, Patrick Fite, Tony Fite, David Fite, Duebie Fite, Tim Fite, Steve Garlington, Ken Moore, Gene Osborne, Lee Pagel, Jay Powell, Tom Powell, Carlos Sedano, Harold Sedano, and Jonathan Sedano. Special Angels: Elena Martinez, Yesenia Sedano, Barbara Tidwell, Music and Service: Bob Covey and Carlos Sedano and Randy Partain. A celebration of Dan's life will take place Saturday, October 14, 2017, at the Heights Funeral Home. Interment will follow at the Historic Hollywood Cemetery.

Arrangements under the direction of Heights Funeral Home, Houston, TX.