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James Wilbur Hitner

June 8, 1926 ~ February 1, 2018 (age 91)
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James Wilbur Hitner, 91, of Jeffersonville, Indiana passed away February 1, 2018 at Baptist Health Floyd Hospital in New Albany. He was born in Floyd County, Indiana to the late Herman and Ora (Dean) Hitner. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force having served during the Vietnam War. He later worked as a Flight Engineer and Pilot in the field of cargo transportation. After retirement he worked as an assistant funeral director for Shrader Funeral Home in New Albany, Indiana.    

He is survived by his wife Rebecca (Falk) Hitner, several nieces and nephews and his constant companion Bristol, his Boston terrier.

Visitation will be from 10 AM-2 PM Wednesday at Seabrook, Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Homes (1119 E. Market St. New Albany, IN).

His funeral service will be held at 2 PM Wednesday in the Market St. Chapel with burial to follow in Edwardsville Cemetery.

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