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Kenneth L. Hitch, 82 Print E-mail

Kenneth L. Hitch, 82, of Alexandria, passed away Friday April 19, 2013 at the St. Elizabeth Hospital in Ft. Thomas.

He was born in Visalia, Ky. on March 13, 1931, to the late Gerald C. and Evelyn Trapp Hitch. Mr. Hitch was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church where he taught Sunday school and retired serving as a deacon.  He worked 38 years for Newport Steel and coached knothole baseball for 12 years.

Preceding him, in addition to parents, was brother, Donald R. Hitch.

Surviving are wife of 57 years, Ethel Gilb Hitch, Alexandria; son, Gerald Lee (Carol) Hitch- Alexandria; daughters, Karin (Charles) Edgington, Alexandria, Paula Sinclair, Cold Spring; sister, Geraldine Gray, Alexandria; and grandchildren, Josh, Andrew, Deron (Cassie), Andrea (Adam), Bradley, Erich, Kenny and Nicholas.

Funeral services were April 22, 2013 at the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. Peoples Funeral Home is serving the family.

Interment will take place at 10 a.m., Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church then departing to the Alexandria Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, 11212 Lees Road, Alexandria, KY 41001.

Online condolences at: www.peoplesfuneralhomes.com