Robert Pitts, 85, Rocky Top, passed away Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, at The Waters of Clinton. Robert retired from Department of Energy/Y-12 and was a veteran of the United States Navy. Robert was born May 24, 1935, in Gadsden, Ala., to the late Rueben and Elizabeth Pitts In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by: Daughter, Janet Webber; brothers, Walter, David, and Crochen Pitts; sister, Myrtle Pitts. He is survived by: Daughters, Barbara Smith of Lake City and Charlotte Ledford of Clinton; grandchildren, Keith Pitts and wife Marsha of Clinton, Jason Webber and Loren of Clinton, Casey Phillips of Lake City, Dustin Camp and husband John of Norris, Christy Ledford of Clinton, and Brittany Cravens and husband Thomas of Jamestown; eight great-grandchildren; special friend, Juanita Eastridge of Andersonville; sisters, Ann Saxton, Betty Hammitt, and Nan Boyd; brothers, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Pitts and Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Pitts; several nieces and nephews The family received friends 5 – 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home. His graveside will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, at Ridenour Cemetery with full military honors at graveside. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.