Charles 'Chuck' Edgar Pitts
March 27, 1976 - April 20, 2016Charles "Chuck" Pitts, 90, passed away Aprl 20, 2016, watching the birds, squirrels, and critters on his beloved Elk Creek. Chuck was born and raised in southern California.After serving four years in the United States Navy during World War II, he, his wife Pauline, and daughters, Pearl and Paulette moved to southern Oregon and settled on his ranch on Elk Creek Road in Trail. He raised cattle and horses and worked in the woods as a dozer operator and log truck driver. In 1970 he went to work for the Jackson County Road Department as an equipment operator until retirement.Chuck is survived by his wife of 40 years, Peggy; daughters, Paulette, Terrie, Kim, and Pam; sons, Don and Mark; 20 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and 43 great-great-grandchildren who all called him Papa. He was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline; daughter, Pearl Govenor; granddaughter, Pamela; mother, Bettie; brothers, Lee, Bob, Harold, and Norman Pitts; and sister, Anita Webster.Family services are planned at a later date. We miss him so much!