Ralph Wayne Fitton, 68

Ralph Wayne Fitton, 68, of West Newbury, died peacefully Sunday at his home surrounded by his family after a battle with cancer.

He always took the boys camping, fishing, showed them how to build cars and trucks and always took time for his kids. He even bought all his kids their first car.

Fitton is survived by his wife Terri Fitton of West Newbury; five children, Paul and Linda Fitton of Lebanon, Maine, John and Kelly Fitton of Dover, N.H., Michael and Tina Fitton of Raymond, N.H., Lorraine and David Martin of Haverhill, Tara Bremer of New York, N.Y.; nine grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to a gathering at his home Saturday Oct. 29, from noon to 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a cancer charity in Ralph’s honor. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer and Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Haverhill and Bradford.