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Homer Lee Hite, Jr., USAF (Retired)September 06, 1925 – June 09, 2007
Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2007 12:00 am
Funeral services for Homer L. Hite, 81, of Enterprise were at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2007 at Providence Baptist Church in Daleville.
Burial followed at Meadowlawn Cemetery with Patterson-Sorrells Funeral directing.
Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Providence Baptist Church, Building Fund, 10 Providence Lane Daleville, AL 36322.
Mr. Hite passed away Saturday, June 9, at Enterprise Medical Center. He died unexpectedly but peacefully surrounded by his devoted family and friends.
Hite known affectionately by many as “Pop,” was born Sept. 6, 1925 in Vernon, Texas. He served his country for 26 years as a Military Officer and Aviator in the Air Force. His career in the Air Force included two tours of duty in Vietnam and many foreign assignments. He was a member of the Retired Military Officers Association, the United States Helicopter Pilot Association and a graduate of Troy State University. He also retired from the State of Alabama Department of Pensions and Securities. He was an active member of Providence Baptist Church in Daleville where he served on the building committee and as an usher. He loved flowers and plants of all kinds and was considered an expert in gardening.
Mr. Hite was preceded in death by his wife and mother of his children, Theresa Pillitary Hite; brother, Dean Hite; sister, Jean Kissell; and parents, Homer Lee Hite Sr. and Mary Wheeler Hite.
Survivors include his loving wife Martha Sconyers Hite of Daleville; four children, Homer L Hite III, (Melinda) of Goodlettsville, Tenn., Sharon Hite Treece (Chuck) of Madison, Vickie L. Hite of Reno, Nev., and Paula Skelton (stepdaughter) of Daleville; two sisters, Faye Makert (Jim) of Ardmore, Okla., and Joy Boswell of Norman, Okla.; five grandchildren, Justin Treece, Leslie Treece Fiedler (Nick), Quinn Hite and Cole Fulford (step), Bryan Blackwell (step); and one great-grandchild, Brody Cole Fulford.