Harold 'Snipe' Sitton, 81


Harold E. “Snipe” Sitton, 81, of Brighton died at 11:08 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at his home.

Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 28, at Targhetta and Wooldridge Funeral Home in Brighton with the Rev. Jonathon Absher officiating.

Cremation followed services.

Mr. Sitton was born in Roodhouse on Sept. 21, 1932, the son of the late Gilbert and Vela (Riddle) Sitton. He married Delores R.  Cardwell of Brighton on April 25, 1953, in Arkansas. She survives.

He was a machinist at Laclede Steel and a peacetime veteran of the U.S. Marines. He was a member of the Pontoon Beach American Legion and formerly a member of the Venice American Legion.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Sitton is survived by a daughter, Tricia (husband Jason) Dickinson of Brighton; sons, Randy Sitton of Venice and Tony Sitton of St. Louis; eight grandchildren, Cory and Hailey Poole, Adam and Ashley Poole, Tori Sitton, Teddie Porter, Jacob Sitton, Kauri Dickinson, Gage Porter and Rhalee Dickinson; five great-grandchildren, Gabriella Poole, Gabriel Poole, Taytum Burch, Kennedy Poole and McKinley Poole; sisters, Shirley (husband Phillip) Scruggs of Lubbock, TX, Jane Rappe of Hillsboro and Patricia (husband Greg) Puent of Maryville; and sister-in-law, Mary Jane Sitton of Mitchell.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Jamie Sitton; and brother, Paul Wayne Sitton.

Online information and a guestbook may be found at targhettaandwooldridge.com.