William Alexander “Alex” Pitts of Vinita died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008, at Rosewood Terrace Nursing Center.

He was 91.

Mr. Pitts was born March 3, 1916, in rural Craig County to Dee and Elizebeth (Allard) Pitts. He was a lifetime resident of the Vinita area.

He worked for Craig County and the State of Oklahoma as a heavy equipment operator while maintaining a farm and ranch.

He married Lila Lee Jackson on June 8, 1940. She preceded him in death.

He was also preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include many nieces and nephews.

Services will be 2 p.m. today at Burckhalter Funeral Service chapel of Vinita.

Pastor Justin Turner will officiate.

Burial will be in Big Cabin Cemetery.