The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Obituaries

April 17, 2014

Ronald Chittam

— Ronald Cortez Chittam, 90, of Athens passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Limestone Health Facility.

Mr. Chittam was born June 19, 1923, in Limestone County, to Jefferson Cortez Chittam and Mary Odell Bridges Chittam. Mr. Chittam was a member of O’Neal Church of Christ. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and retired from NASA after 35 years of service.

Graveside services are at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Limestone Memorial Gardens with Guy McDaniel and Tommie Smith officiating.

Visitation is 10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Saturday at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home.

Survivors include a son, Anthony “Tony” Brian Chittam of Columbia, Tenn; three daughters, Sandra Looney and husband Jim, Vicki Adams and husband Jerry and Wanda Johnson and husband Jim Paul, all of Athens; five grandchildren, Greg Looney and wife Lisa of Madison, Chris Looney and wife Amy of Athens, Brooke Chittam of Montgomery, Brock Chittam of Athens, and Jolie Separk and husband Greg of Clarksville, Tenn.; five great-grandchildren, Nicholas Looney, Briana Looney, Sophia Looney, Zane Looney and Jamey Separk; four brothers, Bobby Chittam and wife Carolyn, Randolph Chittam and wife Wynette, Hubert Chittam and wife Judy, all of Athens, and Wade Chittam and wife Angie of Lancaster, S.C.; two sisters, Billie Clem Jenkins of Athens and Joyce Moffitt and husband Jim of Huntsville; several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Greg Looney, Chris Looney, Zane Looney, Brock Chittam, Adam Chittam and Nicholas Looney.

Sign the online guestbook at http://limestonechapel.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
Photos


Poll

Do you believe America will ever make another manned flight to the moon or another planet?

Yes
No
     View Results
Facebook
AP Video
Official: Air Algerie Flight 'probably Crashed' TSA Administrator on Politics and Flight Bans Raw: National Guard Helps Battle WA Wildfires Raw: Ukraine's Donetsk Residents Flee Senators Push to End Hamas Threat in Cease-Fire A Young Victim's Premonition, Hug Before MH17 U.N. School in Gaza Hit by Israeli Strike Raw: Deadly Storm Hits Virginia Campground Officials Warn of Avoidable Death in Hot Cars Death Penalty Expert: 'This is a Turning Point' House Committee at Odds Over Obama Lawsuit Raw: MH17 Victim's Bodies Arrive in Netherlands Raw: UN School Used As Shelter Hit by Tank Shell Raw: Gunmen Attack Iraqi Prison Convoy Plane Leaves Ukraine With More Crash Victims The Rock Brings Star Power to Premiere Raw: Families Travel to Taiwan Plane Crash Site Arizona Execution Takes Almost Two Hours Crash Kills Teen Pilot Seeking World Record
Twitter Updates
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Stocks
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Business Marquee