Landscapes 08

Albert Benjamin Chitwood

June 27, 1944 ~ April 3, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old
Obituary Image

Albert Benjamin Chitwood Obituary

Albert Benjamin Chitwood, age 78 of Clarkesville, Georgia took his heavenly flight home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 3, 2023.

Born in Banks County, Georgia on June 27, 1944, he was the son of the late Oscar Benjamin “O.B.” Chitwood & the late Ruby Jones Chitwood Free. Albert retired from American Bag & Linen where he worked as a sewing machine mechanic with over 30 years of dedicated service. He honored God first, was a devoted husband, dedicated father, as well as a doting grandfather & great-grandfather. In his spare time, Albert enjoyed plowing a garden with his mules, being outdoors, and working in his shop repairing small engines. He was affectionately known as “Pop” not only to his grandchildren but many others who claimed him as well. Albert was a long-time member of the Return Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, Albert was preceded in death by his infant son, David Daniel Chitwood; grandson, Adam “A.J.” Chitwood; sister, Frances Tench; step-father, Robert Free; & brother-in-law, Glenn Chastain.

Survivors include his loving wife of 60 years, Frances Ann Lynch Chitwood; sons & daughter-in-law, Benji & Jessica Chitwood; Cohen Chitwood all of Clarkesville, GA; sisters & brother-in-law, Grace Chastain of Alto, GA; Bessie & John Green of Mount Airy, GA; grandchildren, Jana Chitwood Osteen, Ben Chitwood, Tyson Chitwood, Taylor Chitwood, Zachary Chitwood, & Hunter Chitwood; great-grandchildren, Isaac, Keegan, Joseph, Jace, Jaisley, & Juneleigh; numerous others that called him “Pop” as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, & friends.

Albert’s request was to be cremated with a celebration of his life to be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, 2023 at his residence. 

An online guest registry is available for the Chitwood family at

Arrangements are in the care & professional direction of Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens of Clarkesville, Georgia. (706) 754-6256

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Albert Benjamin Chitwood, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Albert Benjamin Chitwood?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Albert Benjamin's memory.


Celebration of Life
April 22, 2023

2:00 PM


© 2024 Hillside Memorial Chapel and Gardens. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility