Edward Gordon Pitts

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Age 71, Luray, Va.

Edward Gordon Pitts, 71, of Luray, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at Winchester Medical Center.

He was born on Dec. 15, 1948, in Prince George’s County, Md., and was a son of the late Francis Gordon Pitts and Gladys Crosby Pitts.

Edward worked as an insurance adjuster for Erie Insurance for 30 years.

On Aug. 12, 1966, he married Patricia Jo Winkler Pitts, who survives.

Surviving in addition to his wife are three daughters, Laura Lee Kelly and husband Greg of Luray, Tammy Cook of New Market, and Shanon Lynn Griffith, also of Luray; a son, Thomas Edward Pitts of Luray; and four grandchildren, Megan Ember Kelly of Sterling, Ryan Clay Kelly and Chance Allen Jenkins, both of Luray, and Benjamin Shane Cook of New Market. He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Pitts; and a sister, Diane Griffith.

A private service will be conducted on Thursday, Feb. 13, at the Bradley Funeral Home, with burial in the Beahm’s Chapel Cemetery in Luray.

The family was to receive friends from 7-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 420 Neff Ave., Suite 210, Harrisonburg, Va. 22801.

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