ANDOVER, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Louis Earl Hitchcock, age 74, died on Tuesday, October 13, 2020.
He was born on January 19, 1946 in Eloise, Michigan, a son of Cecilia M. A. (Cukla) and Harry H. Hitchcock.
Lou was a 1964 graduate of Pymatuning Valley High School.
He served in the United States Air Force.
Lou was an air traffic controller for the government on Wake Island for over 40 years. Wake Island is in the western Pacific Ocean and only has 150 residents.
He enjoyed reading and traveling through the Hawaiian Islands.
Lou is preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Lily A. Fish and Iris M. Hitchcock.
He is survived by nieces and nephews.
No public services were held.
Arrangements handled by Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service. Share a fond memory or condolence at www.baumgardnerfuneralhome.com.
To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Louis Earl Hitchcock please visit our Sympathy Store.
A television tribute will air Tuesday, October 20 at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV.
More stories from WKBN.com: