Delbert Lee Bittel, 71, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, April 10, 2021 at his home. Born October 28, 1949 in Daviess County to the late Paul Bittel and Marie Wagner Bittel, Delbert lived on the property his family owned for several generations and farmed all his life. He was a simple man who was family oriented, super kind, and soft spoken. Delbert, along with his wife, Kay, attended Pleasant Memorial Baptist Church. He loved his dogs, Tink and Molly, and enjoyed watching reruns of Titanic and Saving Private Ryan as well as old westerns and John Wayne movies.
In addition to his parents, Delbert also was preceded in death by his wife, Kay Fanese in 2020; sister, Lois Moore; brother, Melvin Pate; and brother-in-law, Ronnie Millay.
Survivors include his daughter, Susan Boswell and husband Brandon of Owensboro; grandchildren, Brianna, Blake, and Brady Boswell; sister, Frances Millay; brother, Carl Bittel (Barbara); numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Thursday from 10:00 until 11:30 am followed by a funeral service with limited attendance at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. A private burial will be in Owensboro Memorial Gardens. Those attending the visitation and funeral service shall be within current health and safety directives. Family and friends shall wear appropriate personal protective masks and social distance. For visitation, please enter the doors by the flagpole on the Breckenridge Street side of the building.
Memories and condolences for the family of Delbert Bittel may be left at www.glenncares.com