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Mr. Raleigh E Pitts, Jr.
Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home Inc.
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Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home Inc.


Celebration of Life


Mr. Raleigh E Pitts, Jr.


December 19, 1938~October 15, 2014

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Eleven O'clock a.m.

Bethlehem Baptist Church

2177 W. Usher St.

Covington, Georgia 30014

Rev. H K Benton Jr., Pastor, Eulogist

Assisted By Others


        Mr. Raleigh (Cud) Pitts was born in Newborn, Georgia on December 19, 1938 to the late Mr. & Mrs. Raleigh (Beulah) Pitts, Sr., also of Newborn, Georgia.

      He attended the Newton County School System. Raleigh joined the Springfield Missionary Baptist Church at an early age. He married  Ms. Sally Howard in 1961, they had three children together. He retired from Lithonia Lighting after many years.

      "Cud" was a gentle and quiet spirit. He always had a pleasant spirit and humble demeanor. "Cud's" all time favorite was working on cars. He would haul broken down cars and parts and stockpile every "fixable" part he could find. "Cud" never complained throughout his illness, God kept him.

      Raleigh (Cud) departed this life on October 15, 2014. He was preceded in death by both his parents and two brothers, Harold and Charles Pitts.

       He  leaves to cherish his memories, two daughters, Rev. Kathryn Pitts Logan and Mr. & Mrs. Cedric (Cassandra) Sanders,  two sons, Mr. David (Kim) Pitts and Mr. & Mrs. Tony (Michelle) Humphrey, four sisters, Mr. & Mrs. Willie S. (Ruby) Woods, Jr., Mr. & Mrs. Curtis (Addie) Tatum, Mr. & Mrs. Robert (Mary) Johnson, Mr. & Mrs. Paul (Betty) Clark, one brother, Mr. James Pitts, mother of his children, Mrs. Sally Howard Pitts, special friend, Ms. Belinda Sellers, uncle, Mr. William Terrell, aunt, Ms. Emmie Pitts, nine grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


Springfield Memorial Gardens
Hwy 142
Newborn, Georgia, 30056


Floral Attendants


The family of the late Mr. Raleigh  E. Pitts would  like to thank everyone for their prayers, calls, visits,  floral tributes and other acts of kindness. May God continue to bless each of you.                                                         
                                The Family