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Charles Curtis Tittle

charles-tittleCharles Curtis Tittle, age 77, 102 Sycamore Street, Erwin, passed away Monday, December 19, 2016 in the Erwin Health Care Center. He had lived most of his life in Unicoi County and was a son of the late Don and Minnie Helton Ollis. Mr. Tittle was a U. S. Air Force veteran and retired employee of Nuclear Fuel Service with thirty-eight years of service. He was a member of the Southside Freewill Baptist Church. Mr. Tittle was a member of the Erwin Rescue Squad for sixteen year, a member of the local Car Club, a mentor for Little League Baseball and women’s softball umpire. He was also an avid fisherman. Other than his parents, Mr. Tittle was preceded in death by a step-brother, Roy Ollis and a half-sister, Nancy Arnold.

Mr. Tittle leaves behind to cherish his memories, his wife of fifty-one years, Shirley Chandley Tittle; two daughters, Rita Tittle and Karen Tittle Kelly, both of Erwin; two grandchildren, Sydnee Tittle Hale and Emma Grace Kelly; three brothers, Wayne Ollis of Russellville, Arkansas, Bill Tittle, Jr. and Terry Tittle; two sisters, Linda Murray and Joyce Tucker; several nieces and nephews also survive.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, December 21, 2016, from 5:00 P. M. until the hour of service at the Robert Ledford Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Kevin Laws will officiate at the 7:00 P. M. funeral service. Music will be provided by Allan Foster. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Committal service will be held Thursday at 11:00 A. M. in the Chandley Cemetery, Shelton Laurel, NC. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the funeral home by 10:00 A. M. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery.

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Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Tittle family. (423) 743-1380.