everett titus rsAfter a difficult year of health issues our Husband, Dad, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather went to be with our Lord Saturday, April 14, 2018.

Titus was born July 29, 1925 to Eunice Titus in Walton, New York. He moved to Truth or Consequences in 1994 coming from Silver City. He was a member of the First Baptist Church and enjoyed camping and RV traveling. Titus worked as a handyman, janitor for the school system, maintenance for the County Courthouse for 10 years before retiring. He will be remembered as a family man who loved his children and grandchildren.

He was loved by those who knew him and will be greatly missed.

Titus is survived by his wife of 43 years, Joan White Titus of the home; his daughters, Sharon Titus of Lufkin, TX, Lisa Smallwood of Oakland, ME, Patricia Quintero of Odessa, TX; step-daughters, Terri Swanson and husband Doug of Anaheim, CA, Cheri Faulks of Bartlesville, OK; step-son, Russel White and wife Candy of Skiatook, OK; 9 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Elizabeth Patterson.

Graveside service will be Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 11 o'clock in the morning at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. Dudley Bristow will officiate. Veterans honors will be accorded.

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