Dennis Pitts, R.I.P.

We have received word that Dennis Pitts, who served as Lt. Governor Casey Cagle’s North Georgia field representative and was eventually named the Lt. Governor’s Chief Economic Development Officer, passed away this morning at his family’s home in Oglethorpe County. He was 58.

The family will receive guests for a memorial service at 978 Arnold Caldwell Rd. in Carlton on Monday, May 26th, from 10:00am to noon. Casual attire is recommended. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Office of Gift Records, Emory University, 1762 Clifton Rd. NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30322; or to the Emory Transplant Center.

Please keep the Pitts family in your prayers this weekend.