James A. Hite

January 24, 2017

James A. Hite, 76, of Frankfort, died January 24, 2017 at his home. Born March 21, 1940 in Clinton County to Gale & Velva (Stuart) Hite.  He was previously married to Helen Price.  He married Gloria J. Schimmel on June 15, 1974 and she survives.  James was a graduate of Frankfort High School and attended college.  Prior to retiring from Sun Chemical in 2000, he had formerly worked for Indiana Brass, Beard Industries and Harmeson Manufacturing in Frankfort.  He was a member of Harmony Baptist Church, a previous member of Moose and a lifetime member of Eagles.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will 4-8 p.m. Thursday, January 26, 2017 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 27th at the funeral home. Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to National Brain Tumor Society or Guardian Angel Hospice.

Survived by:

3 Daughters: Rhonda Sue (Robert) Harrison of Lafayette, Glenda Jean Morgan of Frankfort, Jeanie Marie (Kevin) Lowery of Delphi, 6 Grandchildren and 8 Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Brian Morgan.


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20 Condolences for “James A. Hite”

  1. Brian & Teresa Leach January 24, 2017 at 1:36 pm

    Glenda, Rhonda & family so sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers to all!

  2. Sandy Dragoo January 24, 2017 at 4:20 pm

    So sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. Prayers for comfort and His Presence to be with the family.
    Sandy and Kenny Dragoo

  3. Bette Patchett January 24, 2017 at 6:59 pm

    Gloria,. So sorry for your loss! Bette & Dave

  4. Sherry Q. V. January 24, 2017 at 10:16 pm

    Rhonda and family, I’m very sorry for the loss of your father. Love and prayers.

  5. Darlene Stock January 25, 2017 at 10:21 am

    Jeanie so sorry for your loss, prayers for comfort to you and your family in the days to come.
    Dave & Darlene Stock

  6. Darla & John Large January 25, 2017 at 10:48 am

    So sorry for the loss of your Dad & husband and Grandpa. Praying for you all!! Love & God Bless You All!

  7. Chris Johnson January 25, 2017 at 2:50 pm

    Rhonda, Aaron, and Family.

    My deepest condolences on the loss of your father and grandfather.

    Chris Johnson & Family

  8. Rebecca Heidle January 25, 2017 at 8:18 pm

    Sending lots of love and hugs to you all. It was honor to have known Jim

  9. Sandy January 25, 2017 at 9:50 pm

    Our heart break for his family. He was one of our lowery family too. We will miss you Jim. We will miss you at all the cook out and just see you. Our heart goes out to each one of his wife, his girls and the apple of his eyes his geandkids. You will truly me miss. Mr and mrs Todd Lowery and family

  10. Susan Gates January 26, 2017 at 7:36 am

    Rhonda so very sad for you dear friend. You are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you. Always yours, Susan & Larry

  11. Jeanne Felty January 26, 2017 at 8:20 am

    Gloria….I am so sorry…Just know our love and prayers are with you and your family….Jeanne

  12. Kathy Smith January 26, 2017 at 9:57 am

    So sorry to hear of your loss.
    Fred & Kathy Smith

  13. Bridget Gunn January 26, 2017 at 10:28 am

    So very sorry for your loss Gloria, will keep you in my prayers.

  14. Dick Perkins January 26, 2017 at 6:14 pm

    So sorry to hear this, he was a good guy and will be missed by many…Prayers

  15. Wayne and Katy Lock January 26, 2017 at 6:20 pm

    Gloria, Just wanted you to know we are thinking of you at this sad time.

  16. Rudy and Emma Salinas January 26, 2017 at 8:04 pm

    To the family of Jim i am sooo sorry for your lost , we will all miss Jim a lot, he has gone to a better place, then where we are now, pls take care and God Bless you all , God will give you the strength while you are going through this difficult time.

  17. Erilda & Ron Coleman January 26, 2017 at 10:15 pm

    Dear Gloria & Family,
    We were sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless. Ron & Erilda – Foley, AL

  18. Lori Snyder January 26, 2017 at 10:52 pm

    Sorry for your loss. Prayers being sent your way.

  19. Erilda & Ron Coleman January 27, 2017 at 9:35 am

    Dear Gloria & Family,
    So sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. Know you will miss him. Please know we are lifting you & your family in our prayers for strength and comfort. Known Jim a long time from the years back at skating rink. Hugs of love to all. God Bless -Ron & Erilda

  20. Steve Bartley January 28, 2017 at 4:29 am

    Deepest condolences Steve and Missy Bartley

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