Ernest Levoy 'Butch' Fitch

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Funeral services for Ernest Levoy "Butch" Fitch, age 71 of Fayetteville, were set for Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Higgins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Prospect Cemetery. Mr. Fitch passed away Wednesday Dec. 9, 2015 in Huntsville Hospital.

A native of Madison County, AL, he was the son of the late Ernest and Dorothy Bishop Fitch. Mr. Fitch retired from the U. S. Navy.

Survivors include his wife of 19 years, Tawnia Sheets Fitch; two sons Mike (Susan) Fitch of Hazel Green, Tommy (Charise) Fitch of Lewisburg; a step-son Cory Vann of Smyrna; a step-daughter Jaime (James) Layne of Mulberry; grandchildren Kelsey and Kolton Fitch, Zachary and Matthew Fitch, Clayton Vann, Robert Vann, Lonnie Vann, Dylan Brown, Eli Layne and Jackson Layne; sisters Brenda (Art) Grey, Betty Greenhaw, brothers Donnie Fitch and Ricky (Gayle) Fitch and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Fitch was preceded in death by his parents Dorothy and Ernest Fitch, his first wife Kathy Bell Fitch, brothers Jerry, Bobby and Ronald Fitch and sisters Sandra Smartt and Carolyn Metcalf.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Diabetes Association, 1701 North Beauregard St, Alexandria, VA 22311.

Visitation with the family was Saturday Dec. 12, 2015 9-11 a.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.