Frank J. ‘Frankie’ Pitts, retired truck driver

September 11, 2019

Frank J. “Frankie” Pitts, 90, of Georgetown was born Friday, April 12, 1929, in Williamsville to the late Elijah B. and Helen C.  Pitts. He passed away Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019.   

Frankie received his formal education in the public schools of Dorcester County, Md. He started driving trucks in 1945, and drove for several companies, including Little D’s Trucking, H&H Poultry, Clyde Frazier, and Wheatley.

Frankie enjoyed driving his trucks and socializing with family and friends. Everyone knew that laughter was his specialty. He loved to be around family, and loved to barbeque. His favorite foods were pig feet, chitterlings, trout, and rockfish. He disliked ketchup. He was a fan of jazz music, and his favorite saying was, “Laying on the sideline.”

In 1950, he met Marian V. Davis, and they were married in 1977. She passed away in 2002. 

Sincere gratitude is extended to Betty Smith for her love and kindness in caring for Frankie.

He leaves to cherish his memories three daughters: Marie Taylor of Selbyville, Sandra (Pearlis) Sturgis of Fredericksburg, Va., and Joan Wise of Frankford; daughter-in-law, Yvonne Postley of Philadelphia, Pa.; 12 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; 19 great-great-grandchildren; a special grandson, Nick (Annette) Farlow; a favorite niece, Frances Pitts; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his son, Wendell Postley; and all of his siblings, Harrison, Thomas, Helen, Retta, Russell, Flossie, Ella Mae, James, Ida, and Sarah Pitts.

Celebration of life service will be held Saturday Sept. 14, at Calvary Pentecostal Church 13325 Worcester Hwy., Bishopville, Md., at noon. Family and friends may visit two hours prior to service. 

To offer words of comfort or sign the guest book, visit www.benniesmithfuneralhome. Professional service entrusted to Bennie Smith, Seaford.



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