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Official Obituary of

Mr. Robert Fitts

February 15, 2024

Mr. Robert Fitts Obituary

Robert Lee Fitts of Tampa, FL, passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2024, after putting up a valiant fight with Cancer.  Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2024, 2:00 p.m. at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 N. Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606. Interment will be held in Florida National Cemetery, 6502 SW 102nd Avenue, Bushnell, FL 33513 on Monday, February 26, 2024, at 11:00 a.m.

Robert Lee Fitts was born to Narssica Fitts and J.W. Walker in Panama City, FL. Robert attended grade, middle and 3 years of high school at Rosenwald High School in Panama City. He moved to Tampa, attended, and graduated from George S. Middleton High School.

Robert devoted his early years to serve his Country in the Military. He served in the Air Force, Marine Corps, retired from the Navy and finally in the Reserves. He trained in High School to become an Auto Mechanic. That training came in handy as he was an Aircraft Mechanic in the Air Force.

In addition to working on cars, he enjoyed fishing, crabbing, and bird hunting. He became an ordained Minister and devoted many hours as an Outreach Preacher.

Robert met Lee Bertha Clark and married her in 2007. The arrangement lasted for 17 years until Robert passed. Between the two, they have 8 children - Robert Jr., Kathryn Foxx, Contessa Fitts, Nicole Fitts, Eugene Davis, Lamar Davis, Alfred Davis, and Kenneth Cleveland.

Robert was preceded in death by: his daughter, Nicole Fitts; son, Alfred Davis; granddaughter, Aianna Fitts; mother, Narssica Fitts; beloved sister, Betty Allen; and brothers, Jessie Lee Fitts and James Earl Fitts.

Robert is survived by: his Wife, Lee Bertha; children, Robert Jr., Kathryn Foxx, Contessa Fitts, Eugene Davis (Vivian), Lamar Davis, and Kenneth Cleveland; brother, Samuel Fitts (Pressa); sister, Julia Jefferson; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Robert, with his mild manner and gentle spirit will be missed by all who knew him. May his gentle soul rest in peace.

A visitation will be held on Friday, February 23, 2024, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606.

Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners

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February 23, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ray Williams Funeral Home
301 N. Howard Avenue
Tampa, FL 33606

Funeral Service
February 24, 2024

2:00 PM
Ray Williams Memorial Chapel
301 N. Howard Avenue
Tampa, FL 33606

February 26, 2024

Florida National Cemetery
6502 SW 102nd Avenue
Bushnell, FL 33513


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