Charlie Fitts Jr., 1961-2021
Last updated 5/29/2021 at 11:34am
Charles H. "Charlie" Fitts, Jr., 60, of Babson Park passed away Thursday, May 27, 2021 at Advent Health Orlando.
He was born January 7, 1961 in Orlando to Charles Henry and Erika Fitts; he moved to Babson Park from Orlando in 1990. Charlie retired in 2015 as a State Trooper for Florida Highway Patrol and was a veteran of the United States Army. He attended Christian Fellowship of Frostproof. Charlie was an avid motorcycle enthusiast and enjoyed going to car shows and motorcycle rallies. He was a member of the NRA who loved to collect guns and spend time with his family.
Charlie was preceded in death by his wife, Kimberly Fitts in 2016; father, Charles Henry Fitts, Sr .; brother, Carl Michael Fitts; and sister, Claudia Fitts. He is survived by his sons, Christopher Fitts and wife Kristen of Fort Myers, Timothy Fitts and wife Blair of Rincon, Georgia, and Taylor Fitts and wife Morgan of Babson Park; mother, Erika Schoenfeldt of Altamonte Springs; sister, Theresa Cowan and husband Andy of Cody, Wyoming; and grandchildren, Emma Fitts, Charlie-Cooper Fitts, Hailey Fitts, Olivia Fitts, and Jason Fitts.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, June 4, 2021 at the Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales with Pastor Joshua Paul officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Saint Jude's Children's Hospital (stjude.org) or the Wounded Warrior Project (woundedwarriorproject.org).