FLORENCE — Joseph R. "J.R." Zito, 83, died on Jan. 11, 2021.
Mr. Zito was an entrepreneur and owned several businesses with his wife in California until they moved to Arizona in 1992. He was a devout Christian and known for his compassion and wonderful sense of humor.
He was a proud patriot and Air Force veteran.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Stephanie; two daughters, Teresa Dallmer and Christine Hill; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Debra Zito.
Private family service.
Heritage Florence Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.