Charles Evitt

Hamilton County

Charles Edward Evitt, 84, of East Ridge, passed away at his home on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. He was a member of the Calvary Church of the Nazarene. Charles was proud to have served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict and was one of the last survivors of the battle of Pork Chop Hill. He was also a member of Operating Engineers and Woodman of The World.He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 55 years, Ailene Evitt; father and mother, John and Martha Evitt; sisters and brother, Evelyn Long, Wanda Wilson, Clarence "Boots" Evitt and Delores Dillard.He is survived by one sister, Diane (Darrell) Eachus, of East Ridge; and several nieces and nephews.The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at the Highway 58 Chapel of Turner Funeral Home or you may visit the online guestbook @ service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Mike Campbell officiating.Interment will follow in Lomineck Cemetery with nephews serving as pallbearers.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Calvary Church of the Nazarene @ 4400 Bonny Oaks Dr., Chattanooga, TN 37406.Arrangements are by Turner Funeral Home Inc., Highway 58 Chapel, 622-3171.

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