Rev. William "Bill" Hitt


Retired Elder Rev. William “Bill” Hitt died on August 13, 2011.

The arrangements are as follows:

  • Visitation will be at Christ Central UMC in Rainbow City  on Tuesday, August 16, 2011, from 1-3 p.m.
  • The Memorial Service will follow at 3:30 pm.

Rev. Hitt was ordained an elder in 1958. During his ministry he served Chandler Mountain Circuit ; Antioch Lacey Springs; Hillsboro; Lamons Chapel; Grayesville; Section Dutton; Madison; Rogersville; Shady Grove; Five Points Circuit; Rainsville; Steele Deerman; St Paul; Eden Harkeys; and Director Alcohol Council. He retired in 1976.

Bishop Will Willimon says, “We remember Bill’s wife Peggy and their family in our prayers during this time. We are thankful for the dedicated leadership Bill offered churches throughout North Alabama. Peggy recently told a reporter that one of their earliest appointment required a bus ride and two mile walk to get to the church to preach on Sunday. Bill also had a heart for ministry with troubled youth. We are grateful for his life and ministry.”

Please remember the Hitt family in your prayers.

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