Haskel Ray Fitch, 79, of Tiffin, died at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at his residence.
He was born July 28, 1933, in Job, Ky., to James and Lona (Bowen) Fitch. He married Rita Runion, Oct. 20, 1956, in Tiffin, and she survives.
Other survivors include, a son, John Fitch; two daughters, Lori (Norman) Hites and Sharon (Lewis) Nye, all of Tiffin; six grandchildren, Joe (Casey) Bowman, Casey Bowman (Luke Ryan), Adam Nye, Shannon (Ryan) Bumb, John Fitch, and Steven Fitch; four great-grandchildren, Clay, Jayce, Carson and Alex; two brothers, Garland and Chester Fitch, both of Tiffin; and two sisters, Lillie Price of Tiffin and Mary Lou (William) Klewer of Arizona.
He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Arlen, Birgus, Cecil and Nathan Fitch; and two sisters, Nellie Mills and Bell Robbins.
Haskel worked in the construction industry primarily for Charlie Ink.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, and one hour prior to the funeral at Traunero Funeral Home, 214 S. Monroe Street, Tiffin, OH 44883 (419) 447-3113.
Funeral Services will be noon, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at the funeral home with Ben and Birgus Fitch Jr. officiating. Burial will take place immediately following at Fairmont Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice Care or to a charity of the donor's choice in care of the funeral home.
To send condolences, view the Celebration of Life video or for directions to the funeral home, go to www.traunerofuneralhome.com.