Mr. Gary Steven Witt, age 71, of Trion, GA, died Monday, January 23, 2023, at his residence.
Mr. Witt was born November 3, 1951, in LaFayette, GA, son of the late Raymond Earl Witt and Barbara Jean Palmer Witt. He was a member of Welcome Hill Baptist Church and was currently employed as a bus driver with the Chattooga County School System. Mr. Witt was also retired from Mount Vernon Mills where he was a member of the Quarter Century Club and had previously been employed with Wal-Mart for 20 years.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Witt was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Elaine Helms Witt; brothers, Greg Witt; mother and father-in-law, Bobby and Margie Helms; and a brother-in-law, Richard Helms.
Survivors include his children, Stephen (Brandy) Witt, Kari (Brad) Groce, Brittanie Witt (Jeremy Chamlee); brothers, Chris (Connie) Witt, Sid (Melody) Witt; brother-in-law, Steve Helms; grandchildren, Emma Witt, Evan Witt, Fisher Witt, Abby Groce, Brady Groce, Blaine Groce, Ella Bolton, Coleson Chamlee, Greyson Chamlee; and soon-to-be-born, Averie Chamlee.
Funeral services for Mr. Witt will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, January 26, 2023, from the Mason Funeral Home Chapel. Active pallbearers will be Evan Witt, Brady Groce, Blaine Groce, Coleson Chamlee, Greyson Chamlee, Fisher Witt, Allen Witt, Roy Witt, Dale Witt, Jared Witt, Patrick Strawn, and Craig Holt. Honorary pallbearers will be the bus drivers and staff of the Chattooga County Bus Barn.
Mr. Witt will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 11:00 A.M. until the hour of service on Thursday.