James W. Vittetoe, Jr., 83, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died on Monday, October 15, 2012 in a local health care facility.
The son of the late James Warren and Clara Cureton Vittetoe, he was a U.S. Army veteran. He graduated from Louisiana Polytechnic Institute and in 1967 he married his beloved, Nancy. He made his career as a banker with American National Bank and taught banking for the American Institute of Banking and Johns-Hopkins. He was active in the Kiwanis Club and was of the Baptist faith. He and Nancy moved to Chattanooga in 1994, but he lived most of his life in Baltimore, Md.
He is survived by his wife of almost 45 years, Nancy Lee Heard Smith Vittetoe of Chattanooga; son, John W. (Jean) Doub III; grandchildren, Katie, Andrew and Patrick Doub, Keith and Alex (Amanda) Hale; and great-granddaughter, Addilyn Hale, all of Hixson.
Graveside funeral services will be conducted at Cumberland View Cemetery at 4 p.m. CT on Wednesday, Oct. 17.
There will be no visitation at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Chattanooga Foundation, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, Tn. 37416, or www.hospiceofchattanooga.org.