The Hitts of Mississippi and related families

J.R. Hitt Family

Thomas Stanfield “Dick” HittAge: 8019051986

Name
Thomas Stanfield “Dick” Hitt
Given names
Thomas Stanfield
Nickname
Dick
Surname
Hitt
Birth December 1, 1905 31 20
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames Thomas Robertson
March 7, 1908 (Age 2)

Birth of a sisterLucile Wilmoth Hitt
July 21, 1908 (Age 2)
Birth of a brotherBruce Owen Hitt
September 8, 1910 (Age 4)
Birth of a sisterFlora May Hitt
November 5, 1912 (Age 6)
Death of a maternal grandmotherSarah Wilmoth Bourn
March 24, 1914 (Age 8)

Birth of a brotherJames Hughes Hitt
December 30, 1914 (Age 9)
Birth of a brotherJoel Reuben Hitt Jr
December 30, 1916 (Age 11)
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Carolyne Hitt
April 12, 1919 (Age 13)
Death of a paternal grandfatherReuben Martin Hitt
September 13, 1932 (Age 26)
Occupation
athletics coach
1937 (Age 31)
Corporation: Mississippi College
Note: Mississippi College Basketball 1937-1939 (record 37-16 .673)
Occupation
athletic coach
1940 (Age 34)
Corporation: Mississippi State University
Note: Head basketball coach 1940-1947 (record 68-69 .496)
Death of a brotherJames Hughes Hitt
November 30, 1944 (Age 38)
Cause: from wounds suffered during the Battle of the Roer
Burial of a brotherJames Hughes Hitt
1944 (Age 38)
Burial of a brotherJames Hughes Hitt
1945 (Age 39)
Cemetery: Clinton Cemetery
Occupation
Manager
1961 (Age 55)
Corporation: Mississippi Memorial Stadium
Death of a fatherJoel Reuben Hitt
July 22, 1967 (Age 61)
Death of a motherElizabeth Margania Robertson
April 1, 1983 (Age 77)
Occupation
athletic coach

Corporation: University of Wyoming
Occupation
athletic coach

Corporation: University of Tennessee
Death September 16, 1986 (Age 80)

Burial
Cemetery: Clinton Cemetery
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father
mother
Marriage: December 25, 1904Columbia, Marion County, MS, USA
11 months
himself
3 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
J.R. Hitt FamilyFlora May Hitt
Birth: November 5, 1912 38 27Buford, Marion County, MS, USA
Death: January 11, 2006Pensacola, Escambia County, FL, USA
2 years
younger brother
Hitt brothers in football uniformsJames Hughes Hitt
Birth: December 30, 1914 40 29Goss, Marion County, MS, USA
Death: November 30, 1944The Netherlands
2 years
younger brother
Joel Reuben Hitt, Jr.Joel Reuben Hitt Jr
Birth: December 30, 1916 42 31Clinton, Hinds County, MS, USA
Death: June 2, 2003Mobile, Mobile County, AL, USA
2 years
younger sister
Family with Floyd Catheryn Sigrest - View this family
himself
wife
daughter
Private
son
Private
son
Private

Occupation

Mississippi College Basketball 1937-1939 (record 37-16 .673)

Occupation

Head basketball coach 1940-1947 (record 68-69 .496) Assistant football coach (ends) 1944-1947

Note

Inducted into the Mississippi College Sports Hall of Fame in 1974 (See http://www.gochoctaws.com/Sports/admin/2006/mchalloffame.asp) Inducted into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame in 1965 (See http://www.msfame.com/hof_inductees.html)

BurialThomas Stanfield HITT and Floyd Catheryn SIGREST grave markerThomas Stanfield HITT and Floyd Catheryn SIGREST grave marker
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