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R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory- Downtown Suffolk
Thursday February 17th, 2022
6:00pm - 7:30pm

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R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory- Downtown Suffolk
Friday February 18th, 2022

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Friday February 18th, 2022

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Robert J. Hitt, Sr.

Robert J. Hitt, Sr., 87, of Suffolk, VA passed away on February 10, 2022. He was predeceased in death by his wife, Regina Weatherly Hitt and his son, Robert J. Hitt, Jr.

Bob was a veteran of the United States Coast Guard.

Bob was a dual member of the Doric Masonic Lodge and Suffolk #30 Masonic Lodge, a member of the Hillbillies - Khedive Shriners, a member of the Suffolk Moose Lodge #14, a member of Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla #53, past Rear Commodore for the Mid-Atlantic Region, a member of Tidewater Bluegrass Music Association and member of Virginia Country Music Association.

He was active in Troop 1 Boy Scouts for many years and was instrumental in starting the first Barbecue Fundraiser, which is still on going today.

Bob was also the founder of the Woodchuck Club and the Wednesday Lunch Brunch, which he dearly loved.

He is survived by his daughters, Carrie Hoag (Rick) and Colleen Pearson (Richard); sons, Mark Hitt and Chris Hitt (Mary) and companion, Jean Merrell. He is also survived by six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

A funeral service with Masonic rites, will be held Friday, February 18, 2022 at 1 PM at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, Downtown Suffolk Chapel. Interment to follow at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Military Honors. Visitation will be held Thursday, February 17, 2022 from 6 to 7:30 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Shriners Children Hospital. Condolences may be offered at RWBakerFH.com.

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Holly Lynn Feb 17 2022 2:54 PM

Bob you were the life of the party. Thank you for all of the good times . Rip

Holly Lynn Feb 17 2022 2:45 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert Hitt, Sr.

HOLLY LYNN Feb 17 2022 2:22 PM

I was so sorry to hear about Bob's passing. He will certainly be missed. Prayers for all the family.

Debbie Coffield Feb 17 2022 10:33 AM

A photo was added for Robert J. Hitt, Sr.

John and Faye Burch Feb 16 2022 9:23 PM

Praying for ya'll during this time. Mr. Hitt was like a father to everyone he met. He was a wonderful man and a great friend to all. I loved having him for a neighbor for a short time.

Edith baird Feb 16 2022 7:26 PM

On behalf of all Moose, please accept our sincere condolences. We stand beside you in your grief and loss and celebrate Robert's walk among us.

Scott Shields - Chaplain Moose 141 Feb 16 2022 4:14 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert Hitt, Sr.

Michele Butler Feb 14 2022 2:11 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert Hitt, Sr.

Samuel Parker Feb 13 2022 5:59 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert Hitt, Sr.

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