James Ivey Tittle

James Tittle, 77, died after illness on November 2, 2004, at Brevard Hospice Care Center in Florida. He had made his home in Melbourne, Florida for several years. He was born in Chattanooga 7 August 1927 to James Irwin Tittle and Minnie K. Durham. His grandparents were William Harrison Tittle and Mary Elizabeth Thompson Tittle of Lookout Valley and Nineva Calvin Durham and Susannah Lusk of Hamilton County, TN.      


He had 20 years of U. S. Army service, with duty during the Korean Conflict, was a recipient of Silver and Bronze Stars, and had 20 years of Civil Service employment.


He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Rose Evelyn Heath Tittle, a daughter Deborah J. McDermott, granddaughter Melissa (Paul) Patrizzi, great-grandchildren Dylan, Kiersten and Kendall.  He was preceded in death by his son, James Irving Tittle and his grandson, James Garth Tittle.


Mr. Tittle was cremated and no services are scheduled.  Memorial donations may be made to Wuesthoff Brevard Hospice and Palliative Care, 8060 Spyglass Hill Road, Viera, FL 32940. Arrangements entrusted to Palm Bay Funeral Home.


Submitted by Nell Beck Truitt