Fred A. Bitner Jr., 56, of Frankfort, died at 11:03 a.m. December 30, 2017 at I.U. Health Frankfort Hospital. Born August 5, 1961 in Frankfort, Ind. to Frederick A. Bitner Sr. & Dorothea Stockberger Bitner. His first marriage was to Sherri Evans. He married Peggy L. Cripe on February 24, 1996 in Las Vegas and she survives. Fred was a 1979 graduate of Frankfort High School. He had worked for 23 years at Crellin in Frankfort. He also worked for Bell Machine Shop, Wesley Manor and for the past 6 years was working in maintenance and was custodian for the First Christian Church in Frankfort. Fred was a member of the First Christian Church.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be Wednesday, January 3, 2018 from 4-8 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, January 4th at the funeral home. Pastor Pam Diston-McCall will officiate. Burial will be in Whiteman Cemetery, Michigantown, Ind. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Bitner Family to help with expenses.
Wife: Peggy L. Bitner of Frankfort, 2 Daughters: Hayleigh C. (Jacob Brittain) Bitner of Frankfort, Stacy (Jason) Rednour of rural Frankfort, 1 Son: Devin A. (Fiancé Brooke Emmelman) Bitner of Frankfort, 1 Brother: Larry D. (Sandy) Bitner of Frankfort, 8 Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to his parents, Fred was preceded in death by a grandson, Eric Austin in 2013, a brother, Kevin Bitner and a sister, Patty Bower