David "Red" Wayne Fite, 73, died Sunday, August 14, 2022 at his home.
Born in Gaston County, he was the son of the late Richard Earl and Jessie Elizabeth "Boots" Bridges Fite.
David worked as a Carpenter and was a member of Harvest Baptist Church. He was an avid NACAR and Jeff Gordon fan. He enjoyed watching westerns and fixing lawnmowers with his buddy, Darius Whitson. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 50 years, Ruby Dianne "Dinky" Fite; daughter, Angela Kirk; brothers, Eddie and Don Fite; and sister, Earlene Matherson.
He is survived by his daughters, Tonia Willard and husband Danny and Kim Fite, both of Gastonia; son-in-law, Billy Kirk of Kings Mountain; brother, Charles Fite and wife Ann of Kings Mountain; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; nephew, Marvin Matherson; his K-9 companion, Zeke; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held 4:00pm, Thursday, August 18, 2022 at Harvest Baptist Church, with the Rev. Gary Teague II officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, in the church. Burial will follow in Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery.
FUNERAL HOME: Arrangements are entrusted to Clay-Barnette Funeral & Aquamation in Kings Mountain
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