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William Fitts, Jr.

June 6, 1925 — June 25, 2015

Mr. William Robert Fitts, Jr. age 90 of Billy Fitts Road in Siler City, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015 at Randolph Hospice House in Asheboro. He was the son of the late William R. Fitts, Sr. & Mae Marley Fitts, and was a retired Farmer.

Funeral Services will be held 3pm Sunday, June 28, 2015, at Rives Chapel Baptist Church in Siler City, with Rev. Luther Lemon, & Dr. Tripp Foltz officiating. He served in many capacities at Rives Chapel including Deacon, and a member of the men’s Sunday School class. Mr. Fitts was a member of the Cattleman’s Association, and Chatham County Agri-Business Council.

He was preceded in death by his parents; Brothers-Earl Fitts, and Rev. Russell Fitts.

Visitation will be held prior to the service from 1:30-3pm at Rives Chapel Baptist Church; burial will follow in the church cemetery.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Helen Faye Phillips Fitts of the home; Son’s- William “Billy” Fitts III & wife Amy of Siler City, and Johnny Fitts & Friend Michele Fulp of Siler City; Daughter- Patti F. Hargis & husband Alan of Angier; Grandchildren-Cassie Price, Mary Grace Fitts, Luke, Lance, & Harrison Hargis; Brother-Pearl Fitts of Siler City; Sister-Frances Rhodes & husband Larry of Gastonia; Sister-In-Law-Virginia Fitts of Siler City; Extended family Colton & Brianna Fulp.

The family ask in lieu of flowers Memorials be made to Rives Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 4338 Rives Chapel Church Road, Siler City, NC 27344.

Online condolences may be offered at

Joyce Brady Chapel of Bennett is honored to serve the Fitts Family.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Rives Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery Fund
4338 Rives Chapel Church Road, Siler City NC 27344
Tel: 1-919-742-5893

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