HERNANDO

Buddy Hitt, 55, passed away at his home Jan. 7, 2017. He was a loving husband, brother, uncle and friend. Buddy was a member of the Amateur Trapshooting Association where he also taught many kids in competitive trapshooting. He was a member of the skeet and sporting clay association, a champion BBQ grill master and a member of Eudora United Methodist Church. Buddy was an avid outdoors man and he loved fishing and hunting. He is survived by his wife, Joy Hitt of Hernando; sisters, Marie Weeks of Greenville and Diane Phillips of Brandon; nephews, Todd Weeks (Brandy) of Greenville and Marshall Stewart (Kristin) of Knoxville; niece, Sheila Grantham (Tim) of Texas and many, many friends that he loved. Celebration of his life will be 11 am Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 at Hernando United Methodist Church in Hernando, with the family receiving friends and sharing stories immediately after.  In lieu of flowers please send donations to Southaven Police Department, Chaplains Benevolence Fund, attention Chief Steve Pirtle, 8691 Northwest Drive, Southaven, MS 38671. Hernando Funeral Home has charge.