G.W. Hitson


G.W. Hitson, 97, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at his residence.

He was born on March 3, 1923.

G.W. was a World War II veteran, who served in the Philippines.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Gertie Hitson; children: Susan, Gary, Michael and Dennis; brothers: Charles, Marvin, Jody, Lloyd, Floyd and Jerry; sisters: Virginia Cartwright and Christine Hitson; and grandchildren: Charlie, Joy and Angel.

He is survived by his loving wife, Rosa Mae Hitson; children: Dianne (Charles), Danny (Kathy), and Debbie; sister, Maebelle (Harold) Smith; aunt, Dorie West; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at Companion Funeral Home, with a service to follow in the chapel at 5:30 p.m.


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