Age 62, better known as “Zylon” or “Blakey”, of Inch Marlow, Christ Church, formerly of Ashby’s Land, Oistins, Christ Church, Fisherman of Berinda Cox Fish Market.
Son of Orlando Gittens and the late Winifred Gittens née Edwards.
Companion of Mona Layne.
Father of Nicole Best, Kadijah Ellis, Kitrina Hall and Dwayne Layne.
Grandfather of Ten.
Brother of Ione and Clarence Edwards, Marcia Hennis née Gittens, Alvin and Ian Gittens and the late Llewlyn Hall.
Nephew of June Clarke and Nicolas Boyce.
Uncle of Valerie, Sonia and Gail Edwards, Reginald, Brian and Alanna Gittens, Faith Austin and the late Anthony Edwards.
Father-in-law of Lionel Best.
Relative of the Edwards and Boyce families of Boscobelle, St. Peter.
Friend of Erma, Queta, Kenrick, Wesley, Duck, Malcolm, B-man, John Snake and the Oistins Fisherfolk Community.
A Service of Worship and Praise for the life of Richard Gittens will take place on Saturday February 01st, 2020 at 12:00 noon at the Church of God of Prophecy Life Changing Sanctuary, Pilgrim Road, Christ Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet. The cortege will then proceed to Christ Church Cemetery for the interment.
The body will repose for viewing on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until the start of the service during which time floral tributes will be gratefully accepted.
Monetary donations toward the Church’s Building Fund will be appreciated.
Final Arrangements Are In The Care And Trust Of Jo-Anne Jones Funeral Services And Prearrangement Centre Ltd., “Clovelly”, Welches, Christ Church.