Willie Ray Blitch passed away on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at his home. He was 82. Born in Alachua, he has been here in this area his entire life. He retired after 37 years of service from Carlon Plastics in High Springs. He loved eating catfish and shrimp, and loved hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his sister Mary Sue Smith, niece Pam Dampier, step brother Henry Clifton Smelley of Hawthorne, FL., two children Tammy and David, and his two favorite beagles, Millie and Dixie.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 1:30 PM at Forest Grove Baptist Church, with a reception following. Burial will be private at a later date.