DeWayne L. Fitch, 78, North Manchester, IN died at 8:31 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2013 in Parkview Regional Medical Center, Ft. Wayne, IN. He was born in Polk Township, Huntington County, IN to Carl L. & Berneice M. (Garber) Fitch. They are deceased. He was a 1952 graduate of Andrews High School and was a past member of the I.O.O.F. at Andrews, IN. DeWayne was employed for 27 years at Con-Agri Fertilizer in Huntington, IN, two of those years as manager. Later, he was a salesman with Wible's Shoe Store at North Manchester, IN for 4 years. He had been a crossing guard for Manchester Community Schools from 1997-2007 and custodian for Congregational Christian Church from 1999-2006. On June 15, 1979 he married Bette L. (Rosen) Bechtold. She survives. Also surviving are three sons, Timothy L. (Cindy) Fitch, Warren, IN; Edwin J. (Lori) Fitch, Urbana, IN and Bret J. (Michelle) Bechtold, North Manchester, IN. Three daughters, Pamela S. Taylor, Indianapolis, IN; Jane E. (Michael) Clark, North Manchester, IN and Beth R. (David) Wampler, North Manchester, IN. Twelve grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. One brother and one sister are deceased. DeWayne & Bette enjoyed attending their grandchildren's activities, camping and golfing. He enjoyed collecting antique tractors and was a member of Congregational Christian Church, North Manchester. Services will be held Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in Congregational Christian Church, 310 N. Walnut Street, North Manchester, IN where calling will begin one hour prior to the service. Friends and family may also call on Friday, April 26, 2013 from 3:00 - 8:00 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114W, North Manchester, IN. Pastor J.P. Freeman and Pastor Sebrena Cline will officiate and burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Servia, IN. For those who wish to honor the memory of DeWayne L. Fitch, memorial contributions may be made to Congregational Christian Church, 310 N. Walnut Street, North Manchester, IN 46962 or the American Heart Association, 6100 W. 96th Street, Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46278-6005. To send a private condolence to the Fitch family, use the Condolence link on the Homepage.