|Birth: ||Jul. 24, 1946|
|Death: ||Jan. 25, 2011|
Savannah Morning News
Savannah, Chatham County, GA
January 27 to January 28, 2011
ELLABELL - Mr. John Richard Blitch, Sr. 64 died Tuesday January 25, 2011. Survivors: son, John Richard Blitch, Jr.; two daughters Vera B. Grubbs and Jennifer Parrish. Visitation was held 5-9 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home. Funeral: 11 a.m., Friday, at the funeral home. Interment: Ellabell Methodist Cemetery with military honors. Flanders Morrison Funeral Home.
Bryan County News
Bryan County, GA
Jan 27 to Feb 3, 2011
Ellabell - Mr. John Richard Blitch Sr. age 64, died Tuesday evening, Jan 25, 2011, at his son's home while surrounded by his family.
Mr. Blitch was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He served during the Vietnam War and was later stationed in both Korea and Germany. He was a long-time employee of Page Construction, was an avid fisherman, loved NASCAR and was a member of the Methodist church.
Mr. Blitch was preceded in death by his parents, Felt and Maggie Blitch, a brother, Ray Blitch, and a sister, Elizabeth Blitch.
Survivors include one son, John Richard Blitch Jr. and wife Lynn of Pembroke; two daughters, Vera Blitch Grubbs and Jennifer Parrish, both of Ellabell; three brothers, Roy Blitch and wife Dot of Pembroke, Earl Blitch of Seattle, Wash., and Cleveland Blitch of Claxton; five sisters, Ann Stanley of Glennville, Dorthey Wiggins and husband Lester of Pembroke, Linda Strickland and husband Mike of Claxton, Glenda Wratchford and husband Chuck of Guyton and Rhonda Walden of Newington; eight grandchildren, Anthony L. Blitch, Trey Blitch, Robert "Anthony" Blitch, Tanya Blitch, Hunter Grubbs, Makaila Grubbs, Donald Lloyd and T.J. Cannady; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
His funeral is at 11 a.m. Friday at Flanders Morrison Funeral Home Chapel in Pembroke with the Rev. Jeff Horne officiating. He will be assisted by Brother Grady Sikes. Internment with military honors will follow in Ellabell Methodist Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Flanders Morrison Funeral Home of Pembroke.
Raymond Felton Blitch (1910 - 1979)
Maggie Lou Beasley Blitch (1922 - 1999)
Tanya Blitch DeLoach (1977 - 1992)*
Roy Felton Blitch (1938 - 2011)*
Janice E. Blitch (1940 - 1941)*
Earl Eugene Blitch (1941 - 2013)*
Raymond Herbert Blitch (1945 - 1990)*
John Richard Blitch (1946 - 2011)
Ellabell United Methodist Cemetery
Created by: Ann Parkinson
Record added: Jan 26, 2011
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