Darrell Louis Pitts, 68 of Taylorsville, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at his residence. He was born December 11, 1948 in Catawba County, he was the son of the late Lee Roy Pitts Sr. and Katherine Ellisor Pitts. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister and brother-in-law, Katherine and Joe Caudill and their daughter Tamera Jo. A loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle and great uncle, who will be deeply missed by his family, friends and community. Darrell was owner and operator of Pitts Automotive, and was an avid deer hunter. He is survived by his wife of 48 years Patsy Jean Crooks Pitts; his daughter Tina Burch and husband Shawn; his son Scott Pitts and wife Elizabeth; granddaughters Jessica Mosteller and her husband Justin and Hannah Burch; grandsons Landon Pitts and Jordie Pitts; sisters Geraldine Smith, Betty Hawn, Vivian Pitts, Alice Philyaw, Geneva Campbell, and Retha Hefner (Richard); and his brothers Lee Roy Pitts Jr. (Rita) of Florida and Arthur Pitts (Barbara). The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 17, 2017 from 2:00pm to 3:45pm at Hickory Funeral Home. Memorial service will be held Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 4:00 pm at Hickory Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Eddie Sapoch officiating. "I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life" 1 John 5:13.
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