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Ronald Lee Pitts, 68, of Greentown left the earth to be with Jesus Christ on April 22, 2015 at Community Howard Regional Health.

Ron was born on July 24, 1946 in Plymouth, Indiana to his loving parents, Wed and Geneva Lovely Pitts. He was a graduate of Knox High School class of 1964 and a graduate of Indiana University class of 1992. He was formerly employed at Chrysler. Ron was a member of the UAW Local 685 and the Greentown Masonic Lodge #341.

Ron is survived by his wife of 46 years Valerie Johnston Pitts; daughter Terry Pitts Fornshell grandson Richard (Barra) Fornshell; granddaughter, Jenn Fornshell; son, R. Jason (Lisa) Pitts; grandson, Aaron Pitts; granddaughter, Julia Pitts; sister, Darlene Pitts Cornelius; aunts, Irene Bender and Mary Shephard; 16 nieces and nephews; and many great nieces, nephews and cousins.


Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday at Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel. A Masonic service will be conducted by the Greentown Masonic Lodge #341 at 7:30PM Friday at the mortuary. A funeral service will be conducted on SATURDAY 1:00 p.m. central daylight time at Braman and Son Memorial Chapel, 108 South Main Street, Knox, Indiana with Rev. Gary Oglesby officiating with burial immediately following at Oak Hill Cemetery in Plymouth, Indiana. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until service time also at Braman and Son Memorial Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Indiana Masonic Home in Franklin, Indiana or to the American Heart Association.