Service to Be Held Saturday for Tom Bittles

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LOGANVILLE, Ga.—Tom Bittles, a veteran optical laboratory executive, passed away on June 23 at age 67. A funeral service will be held at 12 p.m., Saturday, June 28, 2014 in the Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home, Lawrenceville, Ga. The Bittles family will receive friends Friday June 27, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, SW, Lawrenceville, Ga.

Bittles began his optical career while serving in the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne in Korea. In the 1960s he worked for Bausch + Lomb, and later managed labs at Omega Optical, LensCrafters and Cole Vision. Most recently, he managed National Vision’s Lawrenceville, Ga. lab.

Bittles is survived by his wife of 30 years, Mary Bittles; children Scott Bittles and Hailey Bittles; sisters Jean Syracusa and Carol Bittles; granddaughter Isabella Bittles.