In Memory of
Harold Wayne “Wop” Pitchford
May 24, 1926 – September 28, 2020
Harold “Wop” Pitchford, age 94, passed away Monday, September 28, 2020 at Creekwood Nursing and Rehab Center in Russellville, KY.
Wop was born in Allen County KY on May 24, 1926. He was a graduate of Scottsville High School and a member of the Scottsville First United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Rosalie “Doll” Poynter Pitchford, his father T. F. Pitchford and mother Essie Law Pitchford, brother Frank Pitchford and sister Quint Johnson.
He is survived by son Mark Pitchford (Frieda) of Bowling Green, daughter, Janet Clark (Terry) of Lexington, grandchildren Chris Clark (Michele), Andy Pitchford (Keitha), Kendall Duane (Kevin), Brett Pitchford (Olivia) and nine great grandchildren, Madison and Cameron Clark, Aaron, Adam and Ace Pitchford, Callie and Caroline Duane, Brynn and Bryce Pitchford.
Wop was a WWII Veteran. He worked for his father at the Standard Oil Company in Scottsville, the U. S. Postal Service as a rural letter carrier (Rt. 3), WLCK Radio Station and an owner of Doyle Florist. In retirement, he worked at Carter Realty and served as Master Commissioner for Allen County.
Pallbearers: Chris Clark, Andy Pitchford, Brett Pitchford, Kevin Duane, Johnny Pitchford, Ted Pitchford and Honorary Pallbearer Windol Fisher
The funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 2, 2020. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. prior to the service at T. W. Crow and Son Funeral Home in Scottsville, KY. Burial will follow the service in the Crescent Hill Cemetery, Scottsville, Ky.
Memorial donations may be made to the Scottsville First United Methodist Church.
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