Tives Lloyd “Tib” Fitch, 79, of Arlington, passed away Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.
He was born July 26, 1933 in Fitch, Ky., a son of the late Uni and Sadie (Richmond) Fitch.
A veteran of the United States Navy, he worked for D and S Farm Equipment Sales in Shelbyville and retired from Swindell Farm Equipment Sales in Wilkinson following 25 years of employment with the companies. He was a member of Carthage Friends Meeting for many years, the Knightstown American Legion, and a Model A Car Club. He enjoyed sports, racing, rebuilding and driving his Model A Ford, and was a devoted family man.
He leaves to cherish his memory four children, Dennis Fitch of Shelbyville, Kileen (Phil) Piles of Arlington, Perry Fitch of Arlington, Gayla Harris of Knightstown; four grandchildren, Clint (Kelly) Piles of Rushville, Carly (Sam) Edrington of Rushville, Kara (Dan) Llewellyn of Whiteland, Chris Harris of Indianapolis; great-grandchildren, Sophie Piles, Owen Piles and Eli Edrington, all of Rushville, Tenley Llewellyn of Whiteland, Jacob Harris of Indianapolis; a brother, Glenn Fitch of Carthage.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Janice (Wilson) Fitch, in 2001, whom he married July 14, 1957; and a brother, Orba Fitch.
Private service will be Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Carthage Friends Church c/o Peggy Edwards, 6581 W 800 N, Carthage, IN 46115 or Knightstown American Legion, 224 E. Main Street, Knightstown, IN 46148.
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