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Ray Vel Pitts

November 3, 1963 ~ April 28, 2017 (age 53)

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May 6, 2017

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Ray Vel Pitts passed away peacefully at the age of 53 on April 28, 2017, at his home in Tooele, Utah.

Ray was born November 3, 1963 in Tooele, Utah, to Ted and Thelma Pitts. He grew up with three brothers and one sister. He attended Tooele High School.

Ray was a compassionate person. He loved rescuing and taking care of lost dogs. If he couldn’t take care of them himself, he would do his best to find them a home.

He loved camping and fishing up until his health made it too difficult.

Ray is survived by his parents; his widow, Dee Dee; two sons, Marcel and Austin; one granddaughter, Olivia; brother Neal (Veronica) Pitts and sister Tracy (Kay) Russell. He is loved by five nephews and one niece. Yes, you!

Ray was proceeded in death by his oldest brothers Teddy and Kyle.

Even enduring health issues his entire life, Ray never gave up. He always believed there would be a brighter day and his favorite NASCAR driver and favorite football team would win. Go Raiders!! Goodbye, Ray!

Visitation service will be held Saturday, May 6, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Benchmark Condominiums, 58 Benchmark Village (off Upland Drive), Tooele, Utah.

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