Doyle Jean Fithian, 77, of Holly Pond, passed away Friday January 24, 2020, at his home. He was born October 27, 1942, in Gideon, MO., to Jean Leon and Alice Glissen Fithian.
Mr. Fithian was a member of New Hope # 2 Baptist Church. He was retired from the U.S. Army as a Master Sergeant after twenty eight years of service, were he served as First Sergeant of the Military Police.
Mr. Fithian is preceded in death by his parents, Jean Leon and Alice Glissen Fithian: his wife of fifty years, Martha Sue Fithian: his sister, Alice Faye Young: and his brother, Jack Fithian.
Mr. Fithian is survived by two sons: Doug Fithian and Robert Fithian(Laura): one daughter, Rhonda Clark(Roger): four brothers, James Fithian, Gary Fithian(Shirley), Albert Fithian(Denise), and Clark Fithian(Judy): one sister, Judy Dotson(Danny): six grandchildren, Brandon Fithian, Justin Smith, Dustin Harbin, Jessica Smith, Brileigh Bone and Lily Fithian.
Funeral services for Doyle are 2 p.m., Thursday, January 30, 2020, in the Holly Pond Funeral Home Chapel, Patrick Morton officiating. Mr. Fithian will be buried alongside his wife in New Hope # 2 cemetery following services with full military honors. Honorary pallbearers will be Doug Fithian, Robert Fithian, Justin Smith, Roger Clark, Michael Adams, Matt Thomas and Kelly Brown. Visitation will be Thursday, January 30, 2020, from 12:00 noon until services begin.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hope Hospice, Inc.
Holly Pond Funeral Home is honored to serve the Fithian family.