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Tim Hite

January 17, 1958 - January 25, 2021
Paw Paw, MI


Life Story / Obituary


Tim Hite, a long time resident of Paw Paw died tragically in a house fire on Monday, January 25, 2021. He was born on January 17, 1958, the son of Jack and Elaine Hite and grew up in Portage where he played football and attended Portage Central High School. Tim was a kind hearted man who loved animals and the outdoors. He was a car enthusiast who helped build NASCAR engines. Tim was well liked by his co-workers for his outgoing demeanor and retired from the Van Buren Road Commission in 2019 after 18 years of service. On January 18, 2019 he married Carla VanRavenswaay and together they enjoyed each others company and dreams for their future. Cremation has taken place and a service will take place at a later date. Members of his family include his wife Carla; the mother of his children Rose Hite; 2 children: Brandy and Brandon (Jennifer) Hite; 2 stepchildren: Hayden VanRavenswaay and Melissa (Wade) Hawes. Other members of his family include a brother and 2 sisters: Doug (Gay) Hite; Cheri Stuut and Darci (Paul) Kison. In honor of Tim, be kind to your animals by hanging a bird feeder or feeding your backyard squirrels. Betzler & Thompson Life Story Funeral Home, 60900 M-40 Hwy; Paw Paw (269) 657-3870