Roscoe "Chig" Dennis Kittle, 95, of Clay City, passed away at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, July 17, 2008, at his home in Lewis. He was born in Clay County, April 24, 1913, to Charles and Laura (Sinders) Kittle.
He graduated from Coalmont High School with the class of 1931. He served in the U.S. Army, as a military police officer. Upon coming home, he returned to his farming trade and married Mary Belle Stwalley and she survives. He farmed in the Sullivan, Clay and Greene counties until retiring in 1977. Roscoe was a member of the Gideon's International, Faith Southern Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon for many years as well as many other offices within the church; and the Ruritans in Hymera.
Survivors include: his wife, Mary Belle Kittle; two daughters, Brenda Culler and Connie Francis and husband Tom; two grandchildren, Chelsie Kilmer and husband Jim and Ryan Culler; as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family members.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Jessie Christ, Flossie Strahla, Dollie Rehmel, Roland Kittle, Phillip Kittle, Israel Kittle and Ellen Edmondson.
Services were at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, 301 E. Eighth St., in Clay City on Sunday with Pastors David Clapp and Nathan Couch officiating.
Burial was at Maple Grove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gideons or Hux Cancer Center. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.