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Gary Allen Pitts

October 31, 1940 — May 15, 2021

Gary Pitts
Annabella, Utah

Gary Allan Pitts, 80, passed away May 15, 2021 at his home in Annabella.  He was born October 31, 1940 in Provo to Charles Edwards and Yorda Ostergaard Pitts.

He married Sylvia White, August 26, 1961.  They had a son, Jason; later divorced.  He married Christina Burton, November 26, 1971. They had a son, Kevin; She preceded him in death in 1988.  He married Bethany Jane Herman, May 22, 2020 in Richfield.

He was devoted to family—they were the most important part of his life.

Gary’s career involved working on the electronics in minute man missiles and nuclear submarines.  He enjoyed guns and shooting.  He loved all kinds of animals but really enjoyed his dogs.

During his life he owned several Harley Davidson motorcycles and participated in Harley-Davidson rides all over the country; many of them charity rides to support good causes.

He went about doing good. Gary was always looking for ways to help others and finding a way to do it, in many cases, without his identity being known. He was a great example of Christ-like service to others.

Survived by his wife, Bethany, Annabella; sons: Jason Allan (Denise) Pitts, Hurricane; Kevin (April) Pitts, North Tustin, CA; 3 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren; brothers: Ralph Pitts, Ted Pitts, both of Pleasant Grove.

Also preceded in death by his parents; siblings: LaVal, Lee, Glenn, Donna.

Cremation services have taken place at the Magleby Mortuary Crematory. Private family memorial services will be held Saturday, May 22, 2021, at 1:00 a.m. in the Annabella 2nd Ward Chapel.  Burial of cremated remains will be in the Monroe City Cemetery.  Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guestbook at

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