ATHENS - John Franklin "Buster" Kittle, 74, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2013.
He was born in Jackson County, the son of the late Frank C. and Mary Stringer Kittle. He retired from the University of Georgia, where he was a bus driver for over 40 years. Mr. Kittle was a member of Crooked Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Ora Bell Nitman Kittle, Athens; daughters, Debbie Kittle Ward (Ray), Jefferson, Martha Allen Carey (Mark), Hull, and Connie Barrett, Athens; sisters, Martha Kittle Puckett (Carol), Athens, and Mattie Ruth Kittle, Athens; grandchildren, Melissa Ruark, Brian Carey, Lacy Carey Carrell, Nicholas Martin, Kimberly Hobbs, and Jackie Marsingill; 10 great-grandchildren; and a number of others relatives.
Funeral services were held Tuesday May 28, at Crooked Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Tom Miles and Bill Carpenter officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery with the bus drivers from the University of Georgia honored as pallbearers
Evans Funeral Home Jefferson, was in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com