Clarence “Boots” Evitt, 80, of East Ridge, died on Friday, July 9, 2010 in a local hospital.
Mr. Evitt was retired from Nations Hosiery Mill after 30 years of service. He was a master carpenter and was of the Baptist faith. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He loved fishing, hunting, woodworking, but mostly enjoyed spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Martha Evitt; sisters, Evelyn Long, Wanda Wilson, and Dee Dillard.
He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Mary Ruth Fletcher Evitt; daughters, Patricia Arnold (Mickey), Deborah Enos (Rick), Tina Sandidge, Tammy Bradford; brother, Charles Evitt; sister, Diane Eachus; ten grandchildren, Karen, Kelli, Cookston, Angela, Shannon, Josh, Jason, Brandon, Meghan, Matthew; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 12, at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Albert Oliver officiating. Interment will follow in Lakewood Memory Gardens East with grandsons serving as pallbearers.
Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family and view the memorial tribute.
The family will receive friends from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 p.m. on Sunday at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.