Jay M. Kitt

Jan 5, 1930 - Jun 19, 2013


Jay M. Kitt, 83, of Andrews, IN, died Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at 6:50 p.m. at his home.

Mr. Kitt attended Andrews High School. He worked as a locomotive engineer at Wabash Railroad, and retired from Norfolk Southern after 42 years.

He was a local chairman of the BLE Union, an assistant Cub Scout and Boy Scout Leader and member of Andrews United Methodist Church.

He was born Jan. 5, 1930, in Huntington County to Esser M. and Mabel Schenkel Kitt. He was married to Norma I. Krile on April 6, 1947, at Andrews United Methodist Church. His wife survives.

Additional survivors include, two sons, Kyle (Brenda) Kitt, of Andrews, and Tyler (Brittany) Kitt, of Bluffton; a daughter, Renee (Mike) Chenault, of Roann; a brother, Edgar (Mila) Kitt, of Henderson, NV; 13 grandchildren, Jason Kitt, Brandon Kitt, Danielle Miller, Heather Chenault, Patrice Chenault, Michael Chenault, Jay Rhoads, Jonathan Rhoads, Jordan Rhoads, Ethan Kitt, Eli Kitt, Evan Kitt and Elayna Kitt; and nine great-grandchildren.

Calling will be held on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home, Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with calling one hour prior. Rev. Andrew Hawk will officiate. Interment will be at Mississinewa Cemetery on Ind.-13 in Somerset.

Memorial donations may be made out to Andrews United Methodist Church, in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington 46750.

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