Lloyd Dean Pitts, the son of Horace “Jack” Franklin and Fern (Walker) Pitts, was born February 7, 1940, in Toadhollar, Missouri. Lloyd attended Burlington Junction High School, Burlington Junction, Missouri.
On November 28, 1965, Lloyd was united in marriage to Donna Keever in Quitman, Missouri. They made their home in Burlington Junction their entire married life and became parents of two children, Trayton and Nikki.
Lloyd was employed by St. Joseph Light Power, Maryville, Missouri, retiring in 2001 as a District Journeyman Lineman.
Lloyd was a member of the Clearmont Baptist Church, Clearmont, Missouri. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and tending to his yard and vehicles, making sure there was not a single weed or speck of dust. Lloyd especially enjoyed attending his granddaughters’ events until his health would not allow. Lloyd passed away Thursday, June 9, 2022, at Pleasant View Nursing Home, Rock Port, Missouri, at the age of 82.
Besides his parents, Lloyd was preceded in death by siblings, Helen Bibbs, Jackeline Rogers, Bonnie Mires, Marilyn Sportsman, Nona Jane Pitts, Ronnie Dale Pitts, and Jack Pitts, Jr. Survivors include wife, Donna Pitts, Burlington Junction; children, Trayton (Julie) Pitts, Kansas City, Missouri, and Nikki Parshall, Fairfax, Missouri; granddaughters, Morgan and Mercedes Parshall; siblings, Darlene Manini, Illiopolis, Illinois, and Erma (Richard) Lockhart, Tarkio, Missouri; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was held Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at the Clearmont Baptist Church in Clearmont. Interment was held at Ohio Cemetery in Burlington Junction. Pastor Bill Farrens and Brother John Clayton officiated. Memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association. Services were under the direction of Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio. Online condolences may be left at www.minterfuneralchapels.com.