Service for Jimmie C. Pitts, of Buffalo, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. John Baptist Church, 184 Goodell Ave.
Mr. Pitts died Wednesday in Erie County Medical Center. He was 63.
Born in Troy, Ala., Mr. Pitts moved to Buffalo with his family as a youngster. He was a production worker for about 20 years J.H. Williams Steel Co.
He was a member of St. John Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, the former Betty A. Gates; two daughters, Valerie Pace and Louise; two sons, Jimmie and Timothy; two brothers,Conney Wilson and Joe; and two sisters, Elma Jean Shiply and Victoria May.