Loren Brooks "Potsie" Kittle Jr., 65, of Little Hocking, Ohio, passed away Sept. 24, 2013, at his home.
He was born Feb. 26, 1948 in Parkersburg, a son of the late Loren B. Kittle Sr. and Velma K. Childers Kittle.
Loren was a 1966 graduate of Parkersburg High School and was employed by Tim Ellison's Excavating and Dozer Service of Elizabeth, W.Va.
He was a member of the National Rifle Association and the Mountain State Muzzle Loaders Association and he was an avid Sprint Car Fan following the Ohio Valley Sprint Car Association.
Surviving is his wife of 42 years, Beverly Wigal Kittle; his daughter, Jenny R. Kittle of Little Hocking; he was very proud of his grandson, Walker Church. He enjoyed going to his basketball and football games.
Also survived hy his sister-in-law, Margie Kimes Kittle of Washington; his brother-in-law, David Keener of Marietta; his nephew, Alan Kittle and great-nephew, Shane Kittle and his aunt, Roberta Farrar of Parkersburg. He is also survived by two honorary daughters, Robyn Stewart and Karen Hensley Henthorn.
In additiion to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Sam Kittle; his sister, Sandra Keener and his uncle Raymond Childers.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Kimes Funeral Home, 521 Fifth Street, Parkersburg. Pastor Bob Farrar will officiate. The visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today and an hour prior to the service on Friday.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.kimesfh.com
The family would like to express their thanks to Tim and Vicky Ellison for all the help shown to them during Loren's illness and would also like to thank Housecalls Hospice for the care shown to him with special thanks to Nancy and Kathy.
Memorial donations may be made to the family or to the funeral home to help assist them with the final expenses.