Carl F. Hite, Sr., age 65, of Fishertown, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at home. He was born May 16, 1956 in Altoona, a son of the late William F. Hite and E. Joanne (Brown) Hite-Bailey. He married Karen S. Nickum on March 3, 1978.
Surviving are his wife, Karen; four children: Jennifer Yarnell (Jason) of Lovely, Carl “CJ” Hite, Jr. (Ashley) of Fishertown, Sheena Ickes (Doug) of Washington DC, and Ryan Hite (Olivia) of Williamsport; 7 grandchildren: Hailey, Jacob, Ally, Brody, Abigail, Isaac, and Sophia; and 5 siblings: Lisa Sottile (Karl) of Altoona, Bill Hite of Newry, Christine Fisher (Brian) of Maryland, Ruth Beckner (Bob) of Somerset, and Kathy Myers of Osceola Mills.
He was preceded in death by a son, Stephen J. Hite on May 28, 2007.
Carl was a 1974 graduate of Hollidaysburg High School. He worked in the foundry at McClanahan’s, Hollidaysburg, from 1974 until 2002. He enjoyed working on cars and loved his dog, “Baby”.
A private committal will be held at the convenience of the family at Fishertown Cemetery.
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