Jack Allen Gritton, 78, of Page, passed away March 2, 2017, at UMC in Tucson, while visiting his family. He was born Feb. 23, 1939, in Oklahoma City, Okla. to Elmer Henery and Mary Kaser Gritton.
Jack was proud to serve his country in the Navy for 20 years. After his service in the Navy, Jack moved to Page, where he opened an appliance repair shop.
There, he met and married Yvette Schneider and they had been married 30 years.
He loved Lake Powell, building and fixing things and being around his family.
He is survived by his wife, Yvette Gritton; his children, Terry (Jim) Washburn, Kevin Gritton, Julie Fitzsimmons, Tim (Angie) Gritton, Larry (Diane) Justice, Sandra Justice, Kenneth (Joni) Justice and Babette Daley; 30 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Yvette Gritton; and son-in-law, Roger Daley.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. March 25, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Temple View Chapel, 5291 W. Highway 70, Central, AZ 85531, with interment in the Thatcher Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of McDougal’s Caldwell Funeral Chapel & Gila Valley Crematory.
Online condolences may be extended at www.caldwellfuneralkchapel.com.
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