Ronald James Fitch Sr. (Pops), 66, of Bellville went to his Heavenly home on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Bryan, Texas. He was surrounded by his loving family.
Ron was born in Houston, Texas to Archie and Victoria Dominik Fitch on June 13, 1952. He graduated from Spring Branch High School in 1970.
On Feb. 10, 1973, Ron married the love his life, Jenine Williams, in Corsicana, Texas. After living in Corsicana and Houston, they settled in the small community of Millheim just outside of Bellville, Texas.
Ron was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Sealy, Texas. He was a 3rd Degree Knights of Columbus. He was a lifetime member of the Austin County Fair and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. He was the President of the Millheim Cemetery Association, which he took great pride in keeping the grounds beautiful and peaceful.
He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather who loved his family. Ron coached his sons’ Little League baseball teams when they were young and was their biggest supporter when they were involved in bull riding in the Youth Rodeo Association and in college. He enjoyed camping at Lake Somerville. Most recently, his favorite place to be was on the coast in Sargent, Texas with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Jenine Fitch; son, Ronald “Ronnie” Fitch, Jr and wife, Kellie; grandchildren, Cameron Fitch, Samantha Winfield, Ronald “Trace” Fitch, III and Cheyanne Fitch. He is also survived by his brothers, Joe, Archie and Louis Fitch, as well as numerous other relatives and friends. Ron was preceded in death by his birth parents, his son, Jason Fitch, two brothers: Freddie and Don Fitch and his infant sister, Nancy Ann.
Pallbearers are Cameron Fitch, Trace Fitch, James Fitch, Tim Fitch, Mark Temple and Darrin Pouncy.
Visitation was held at Knesek Funeral Home in Bellville, Texas on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 from 5 to 7 p.m. Funeral services were held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 at 2 p.m. with burial following at Millheim Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, friends who wish may make memorial gifts in memory of Ron to:
Millheim Cemetery 4787 FM 949, Sealy, TX 77474 or Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 600 4th St., Sealy, TX 77474.
Services are under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapel 842 E. Main St., Bellville, TX 77418. firstname.lastname@example.org