Mr. Harold Otis Chitwood, age 91, of Albertville, Alabama died Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at his residence.
Funeral service will be Saturday, October 30, 2021, at 2:00 PM at First Baptist Church Boaz with Dr. Aaron Johnson and Bro. Keith Dodd officiating. He will lie-in-State from noon until service time. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday, from 6 until 8 at the funeral home.
Mr. Chitwood was born in Alabama on August 5, 1930, to Herman and DeMile Hall Chitwood. He retired from Cotton Producers Association (Gold Kist) where he served as CEO of the company. He was proud US Airforce combat pilot having served in Korea.
He is survived by his Wife: Fern Nash Chitwood of Albertville, Sons and daughters-in-Law: H. Wayde Chitwood (Anna) of Boaz and J. Weldon Chitwood (Sadhana) of Tennessee, and Neké Chitwood of Boaz, Grandsons: Michael Wayde Chitwood and Jason Chitwood, Step-Grandson: Major Bruce J. Hicks, Jr. (Serena) and Step-Great Grandson: Bruce Johns Hicks III. He was preceded in death by his parents, Son: G. Wesley Chitwood and Sister: Gail Hales Dyar.
Pallbearers will be Michael Chitwood, Alan Hales, Parker Hales, Matthew Hales, Brandon Hales, and Stan Clemons. Honorary Pallbearers will the Deacons of First Baptist Church Boaz and the R. P. Steed Sunday School Class.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to the Wounded Warriors Project.
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