James R. “Jay” Chitty ’07

James R. “Jay” Chitty ’07, his parents, Jim and Kay Chitty, and brother, Taylor, all of Shelby, N.C., died in an airplane crash in Charlotte, N.C., on December 31, 2006. Jay’s father was a real estate appraiser and owner of J.F. Chitty & Associates in Shelby. His mother taught math at Cleveland County Community College and his brother, Taylor, was an eighth grader at Shelby Middle School. Jay was a senior math major and one of the captains of the men’s tennis team at Davidson. Survivors include his sister, Haley Chitty 303 Tremont Pl., Shelby, N.C. 28150; his grandmother, Mrs. Constance C. Young, 922 West Sumter St., Shelby, N.C. 28105; aunt and uncle, Anne Young Beam and Bill of Wilmington.