James Fitch

Obituary of James Franklin Fitch

James “Jim” F. Fitch, 74, of Niles, passed away suddenly, of natural causes, on Friday, July 24, 2020 in Louisville, Mississippi. He was born on a hot summer day, June 24, 1946 in Choctaw County, Alabama to the late Tommie and Lizzie (Thomas) Fitch. Jim was a hard worker and retired after many years of being a supervisor at the former Simplicity Pattern Company in Niles. He was a member of the Niles Church of Christ, serving the congregation in many capacities. Jim was the kind of man who placed his faith into his works, constantly doing for family, neighbors, friends and those he did not even know. He was an outdoorsman that enjoyed peaceful times outside, fishing, hunting and gardening. Jim also enjoyed traveling and new adventures with his wife, Nancy. Jim and Nancy were united in marriage on June 29, 1992 in Lucas County, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Tommie, Charles, Willie and John Fitch. He is survived by his wife, Nancy J. Fitch of Niles, his children, Sheila L. (Walter) Craig, of Louisiana, Angela (Lawrence) Wright of Alabama, James C. (Tanya) Fitch of Tampa, Florida, James Delmane (MaryAnn) Fitch of Alabama, James Delmare (Evelyn) Fitch of Atlanta, Georgia, Kennecky Fitch of Louisiana, James W. Fitch of Niles and Kylisa Fitch of Louisiana; as well as three he was currently raising, Danaisa Fitch, Aaron Kyles and Ta’Niya Fitch; Nine grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; his sisters, Cora Fitch-William and Ethel Fitch. He will also be missed by Nancy’s family, his many nieces, nephews and countless lives he has touched. Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 31, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. at Niles Church of Christ at 1515 Huron Street in Niles with visitation beginning at 5:00 p.m. A private committal service will take place at Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles. Due to COVID-19, those wishing to view Jim’s service may visit our website at www.BrownFuneralHmeNiles.com. Memories of Jim may be shared with his family on our website. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Niles.
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Friday
31
July

Visitation

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday, July 31, 2020
Niles Church of Christ
1515 Huron Street
Niles, Michigan, United States
Friday
31
July

Funeral Service

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, July 31, 2020
Niles Church of Christ
1515 Huron Street
Niles, Michigan, United States
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