Jay Edwin Stith passed away on September 26, 2021.
Jay was born on July 14, 1934 in Chillicothe, MO. to Audrey Faye (Rupe) and Everett Ralph Stith of Chillicothe, MO. Jay married Betty Tipton on April 27, 1984 in Chillicothe MO. He spent 4 years in the United States Air Force.
Jay was a Loader Operator for 60 plus years, and his first job was for Cooper Rock Quarry of Linneaus, MO. He then worked in Trenton, MO. for Frank Williams, Don Crawford for 4 years, then returned to Chillicothe, Mo. and worked for R.D. Still for 27 years and on to Lauhoff Construction for 9 years, and retired from Hinnen Hauling in 2021.
He leaves behind his wife Betty; son, Bobby Jay Stith and wife Patty and grandchildren Angel, Corey, and Jayme and great-grandchildren of East Moline, IL. Stepchild Vicky Hamilton of Houston, TX. Son, Paul and Cathy Stith and children Zachary, Trista, Nick, and Stephanie; Peyton Nash of California. Les and Tammy Stith and children Lacey; Adam Stith of Chillicothe, MO. Son, Richard Stith of Richmond, MO. and daughter Jamie and Christia. Thomas Everette Stith of Trenton, MO.
He was formerly married to Ramah Head (Wilson) and had several stepchildren Kitty Snider (Wilson), Clyde Wilson, Jim Wilson, Bonnie Albrecht (Wilson), David Wilson, John Elmer Wilson.
Online condolences may be left at www.heritage-becausewecare.com
Services will be held at a later date.