John Alan Kitch, age 70, a resident of Fairhope, Alabama, passed away Monday, Jan. 9, 2017.
He was a graduate of Penn State, a former resident of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area, a Baldwin County Master Gardener and one of the founding members of Mobile Bay Kayak Fishing Association, Mobile, Alabama.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Arline Kitch; and brother, Dennis Kitch.
He is survived by his wife, Dottie Kitch of Fairhope, Alabama; sons, John (Regina) Diller of Orange Park, Florida and James (Brenda) Diller of Lewes, Delaware; five grandchildren; sister, Clare LeFevre of Las Vegas, Nevada; along with other relatives and friends.
A celebration of John's life will be held Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Wolfe-Bayview Funeral Home, Fairhope.
Visitation will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Southern Cancer Center, 29653 Anchor Cross Blvd., Daphne, AL 36526, or Comfort Care Hospice, 374 S. Greeno Road, Fairhope, AL 36532.
Arrangements by Wolfe-Bayview Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 19698 Greeno Road, Fairhope, AL 36532, 251-990-7775, www.wolfefuneralhomes.com.