Gary Fitch

Gary Fitch

Wednesday November 4th, 1970 - Saturday February 13th, 2021
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Gary DeWayne Fitch, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, passed away on February 13, 2021. Gary lived a full life in every sense of the phrase. He was a self made and resilient man who touched and influenced the lives of countless families and friends for over 50 years.

Gary was born on November 4, 1970 to Vervely Fitch and Henry Earl Leatherwood. He was educated in the Hamilton County Public School System. He attended Brainerd High School. He was employed by O & M Heating and Air Conditioning.

He was proceeded in death by his grandparents, Etta Whitehead, and Ross (Ella) Leatherwood; uncle, Taft Whitehead Jr.; aunt, Ruby Blanks.

Gary leaves to cherish, his wife, Sherry Johnson; children, DeShana Fitch, LaToria Fitch, Britnee Fitch, and Mar'kel Fitch, LaKevia Smith; Keira Fitch, Amber Fitch and Tyouna Fitch; 17 grandchildren; parents, Vervely Fitch, Henry Earl (Sandra) Leatherwood; 3 sisters, Lisa (Mose) Fitch, Kelly Wade and Yamina Leatherwood; 3 brothers, Patrick Wells, Tracey Wade, and Brian Womble; 3 uncles, Thoepria Leatherwood, James Fitch, and Rev. Leroy (Charlotte) Fitch; 2 aunts, Diane (Kenneth) Sutton and Barbara Whitehead; 2 devoted nieces, Aiesha Fitch and Ariel.

Public viewing will be held 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm Saturday, February 27, 2021 at the funeral home. A private family funeral service will be held.

Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 423-622-9995.
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Mikayla janae Jackson

Posted at 02:27pm
I love u granddaddy u forever with us ❤️❤️💕

Khista Sorrell

Posted at 11:12am
Gary we miss you so much but you are forever in our hearts until we meet again We love you your lil cousins Khista, Bria, and Ashley 💔😭💔😭💔😭💔

Kathy Cooper-Sligh

Posted at 07:07pm
Sending Condolences to the Family of Gary Fitch. Will continue to keep you in our Prayers. John and Kathy Cooper- Sligh

Antionette Boston

Posted at 03:00pm
I haven't seen Gary in years but it broke my heart to see that he has transitioned to the other side. He will truly be missed. Thank you for being the childhood friend you were to me.


Kayo Fitch

Posted at 06:53pm

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