Joe L Kitts, Jr.

Born in Murfreesboro, TN on May 5, 1943

Departed on August 25, 2018 and resided in Goodlettsville, TN

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Joe L. Kitts, Jr., 75, died Saturday, August 25, 2018. Born in Murfreesboro on May 5, 1943, he was the son of the late Joe L. Kitts and Ruth Harrell Kitts. Joe was also preceded in death by his sister, Diane Kitts Springer. He was an Army veteran and retired as a court officer for the City of Nashville. He was an avid sports fan and especially enjoyed watching UT Footbal and Basketball as well as following the Lady Vols. He enjoyed going to the beach and for many years he and his family would go to Orange Beach. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Pheobe (Ahern) Kitts; his brother, Chuck Kitts; son, Jeff (Ann) Collins; grandsons, Eric and Will Collins; and many friends. Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 29th from 5 – 7 PM at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Goodlettsville. A graveside service will be conducted, Thursday, Augst 30th at 11 AM at Forest Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ladies of Charity of Nashville, or Freedom Farms Animal Rescue.

7 Comments to Joe L Kitts, Jr.

  1. Marion Sloan
    August 27, 2018 5:55 pm

    Phoebe, I am so sorry for your loss, and what a fighter he was. He is at piece now you rest. Joe Kitts. We all-loved you So now RIP Joe Kitts,jr no more. Pain or oxygen. My love to all of Joe’s & Phoebe,s family.

  2. Susan Boney
    August 27, 2018 6:43 pm

    From your cousin Susan may you rest in piece. I know you you have suffered along time. We will miss seeing you and talking to you.

  3. LindaCoombs
    August 28, 2018 2:44 pm

    Phoebe, I am so sorry for your loss. I truly know what your are going through. Peace & Grace. Linda Coombs

  4. James P Gondek Sr
    August 28, 2018 3:36 pm

    Phoebe I am deeply sorry for your loss. May the Good Lord Walk with you during this difficult time.
    James P Gondek Sr

  5. Debbie Knight
    August 28, 2018 7:26 pm

    Phoebe, I am sorry for your loss. I pray you are comforted and strengthened during this time. Sincerely , Debbie (Cummings) Knight

  6. Jerry Cuffman
    August 28, 2018 11:56 pm


    Sorry for your loss. I know the grief and sense of emptiness you are having now. Praying for the comfort only God can provide for you and your family.

  7. Matt and Pam Cartrette
    August 29, 2018 12:17 pm

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that Pam and I are keeping you and your entire family in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

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