Richard E. “Rick” Hitt

Richard E. “Rick” Hitt, July 25, 2019; beloved husband of Sandra F. Hitt; dear father and father-in-law of Jamie Steinbach (David) and Jenifer Caracciolo (Brian); dear Poppa of Jack, Max and Sadie Steinbach, Alana, Risa and Ava Caracciolo; dear son of the late Sam and the late Lillian Hitt; dear brother and brother-in-law of the late Lanny Hitt (Maxine Horwitz (Steve)) and Alan Hitt (Karen); dear son-in-law of the late Sol and the late Mollie Daniels; dear brother-in-law of Bruce Daniels; our dear uncle, cousin and friend.

Rick’s greatest pleasure was to spend time with his beloved grandchildren. Family was of utmost importance to him.

Funeral service Sunday, July 28th, 2:00 PM at Congregation B’nai Amoona 324 S. Mason Road. PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN LOCATION OF SERVICE. No visitation prior to service. Interment Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery-White Road. Rick was a proud graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, who excelled at creativity and writing. Rick was a member of Congregation B’nai Amoona and served as an officer and member of its Board of Directors, a member of the BJC Lumina Project and a dedicated volunteer at the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry. Memorial contributions preferred to Evelyn’s House or Congregation B’nai Amoona. Visit for more information.