Gary Wayne Hitt

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Gary Wayne Hitt, 59, of Houston, TX passed away on Sunday, February 5, 2017. He was born December 9, 1957 to Herman E. Hitt, Jr. and Dorothy Miller Hitt in Houston, TX.

Gary graduated from Alvin High School and attended Sam Houston State University. He married Tammye Hester in June of 1984 and they lived in Alvin with their two kids, Brante and Brande, until Tammye’s death in 1990.

He was involved in all areas of athletics during his childhood in Alvin. You would find him on the football field, baseball field, or racing motocross on any Sunday. As an adult, Gary held various jobs in sales, but landed at the Houston Shoe Hospital as a long term employee.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Tammye Hester Hitt, and wife, Gertie Gayhart.

He is survived by son Brante Hester and wife Leslie; and daughter, Brande Hester Medved and husband Martin; grandchildren, Philip Medved, Adrian Medved, and Emilia Medved; brother Lyn Hitt and wife Shirley; sister Gayle Hitt Brown and husband Doug; and many other relatives and cherished friends.

A celebration of life was held on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at the Lake Houston United Methodist Church, 23606 FM 2100, Huffman, TX 77336 with Pastor Frank Coats officiating.

If desired, memorial and tribute donations in Gary’s memory may be made to Donate Life America at

Condolences may be sent to the Hitt family in care of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home at

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