65 year old Dan Mitchell Fite, Sr. of Dowelltown died Friday night at DeKalb Community Hospital. He was a Baptist, member of the American Legion Post #122 and he was a U.S. Army veteran having served in Vietnam. Fite was also a construction worker for Johnson and Johnson. The funeral will be Monday at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Mike Gay and Mike Clayborn will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 1:00 p.m. Fite was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Hazel Gifford Fite; a son, Shannon Atnip; a brother, David Fite; and two sisters, Betty Humphrey and Kay Mosley. Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Linda Fite of Dowelltown. Two sons, Danny and wife Wilma Fite of Kentucky and Mitchell Fite of Dowelltown. Two daughters, Luanna Bickett of Ohio and Tina Trigueros of McMinnville. Nine grandchildren, Bradley Fite of Kentucky, Alex Trigueros of Dowelltown, Blake Fite of Kentucky, Thomas Trigueros of Dowelltown, Issac Atnip of Smithville, Braydon, Brody, and Abbey Bickett of Ohio, and Katie Anip of McMinnville. One brother, Michael and wife Betty Fite of Ohio. One sister, Janet and husband Dale Brandenburg of Ohio. Five sisters-in-law, Margie and husband Gary Williams of Alexandria, Betty George of Dowelltown, Gail and husband Marlon Bain of McMinnville, Paulette and husband Bobby Parker of Gassaway, Tammy and husband Frog Estes of Smithville. Two brothers-in-law, Roy Atnip of Smithville and Michael and wife Frances Saylors of Smithville. Special son-in-law, Gelber Trigueros, John and Nolan Scott of Smithville, and Jerry and Pearl Kirby of Woodbury. A host of nieces, nephews, and friends all survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Dan Mitchell Fite, Sr.
Dec 8 2012