Russ taken his last Easter
Russell Clayton Pitts
  • 58 years old
  • Date of birth: Dec 2, 1950
  • Place of birth:
    Columbus, Ohio, United States
  • Date of passing: Jun 25, 2009
  • Place of passing:
    Columbus, Ohio, United States
It broke our hearts to lose you but part of us went with you The day God called you home... .Our hearts still ache in sadness, Secret tears still flow What it meant to lose you, No one will ever know.......... I love you always


This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Russell Pitts, 58, born on December 2, 1950, and passed away on June 25, 2009. We will remember him forever.

Today would have been your 65th birthday.  I remember how much we looked forward to growing old together.  I love you as much today as I did then  It is so hard watching our children have babies and growing up.  I know you are watching over us from Heaven but I still wish you were here with us.   Our babies are all grown and all are married.  Our grandchildren are growing up even the new one you only held from Heaven.   Keep an eye on the grandbabies there in Heaven with you so you can introduce me to them.   You would be so proud of how well they have all turned out and are so much like you in so many ways.  Dallas has a great new job and Shane has been accepted to college.  Jared, Ryan, Madison, and Mackenzie ask about you and know you are nana's honey when they see you in pictures.  So many changes yet I am still frozen in time.  I love you and HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Peggy Mootspeggymoots74@ya on 2nd December 2016

"Happy Birthday Russ! You've always been a brother to Chuck and me too. You could always make us laugh, there when we needed to cry, hugged us when we needed comforting and for every other thing in our lives. We love you so much Russ! You and Chuck are celebrating I'm sure! Thank you for being you..."

This tribute was added by David Pitts on 25th June 2015

"Russ was my only brother. Always loved him. Sure do miss our times spent together.
May you always be happy with God."

This tribute was added by Phillip Gaver on 25th June 2015

"Russ I didn't know you, but one thing for sure, Jan loves you with àll her heart"

This tribute was added by Jeremy Johnson on 25th June 2015

"Miss you Uncle Russ. Hope you and Pop are dancing in heaven."

This tribute was added by Lil Ackley on 1st July 2013

"Four years too many......we still talk about you; Rick has so many memories and those keep you close. Although gone too soon; the time you were here was awesome. Always with us.............."

This tribute was added by Johnnie Henry on 25th June 2012

"Don't seem like 3 years have passed since the day God called you home. It's a bittersweet moment when you realize the time you spent and could have spent with the ones you love. You were such a great man, and I'll never forget you <3 Love, hugs and kisses sent to you. I love you Uncle Russ!"

This tribute was added by Rosalie Garrett on 25th June 2012

"I miss you so much. You may be gone in body,but hrre in my heart."

This tribute was added by Peggy Mootspeggymoots74@ya on 22nd May 2012

"Happy 41st Anniversary to Russ and Jan. You both are forever in my heart and I love you both forever and always. You both were always there for Chuck and I. Russ, you were a true friend that we both knew you loved us as much as we loved you. You are truly missed my dear, sweet friend."

This tribute was added by Jan Pitts on 22nd May 2012

"Happy Anniversary Russ.  41 years today.  I love you today and forever!"

This tribute was added by Rosalie Garrett on 19th May 2012

"I love and miss you every day of my life. You had the biggest heart. Maybe that's why it wore out so fast. I thank God daily that you and He wete friends when you left this world. Part of me left with you. I pray I can make it and see you again someday! I miss you my brother and friend!"

This tribute was added by Lil Ackley on 18th May 2012

"Russ was always a favorite with us......he was more than a cousin to Rick. I remember when he came out to Utah and called to ask for directions to our home; sald he was in 'Toolie'. Rick thought for a minute and figured out it was Tooele [towila], and told him he had passed us quite a ways. 'Well, I'll just have to turn around'. We miss you , Russell Pitts; you will always be with us."

This tribute was added by Esther Weisman on 17th May 2012

"I always said I was the rose between two thorns, you Rick and I. But you were born in the middle and will always be that beautiful Rose."

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