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MD Pittman...Favorite Uncle

MD Pittman 87 of Odessa passed away April 2, 2011 at Parks Methodist Retirement here in Odessa. He was born March 6, 1924 in Dona Anna, New Mexico to Chapel Columbus 'Chappo' and Effie Estella Carroll Pittman. Mr. Pittman was a Christian, who loved the Lord dearly serving him with all of his heart a true prayer warrior and a man of God.
Mr. Pittman was a proud US Army Airforce Veteran serving his country proudly during the WWII Era with tour duties to Germany, England and France eventually coming back home only to re-enlist and touring to Japan, after his final Military Discharge.
  
Mr. Pittman was a very respectful oilfield industry truck driver for GQ Salmon and after more than 40 years of dedicated service he retired. He was a very proud family man with the knowledge in how to instill family values, but on the lighter side a jokester and a good prankster.
  
He is survived by Wife Georgia Pittman, Daughter Mary Helen Jacobs of Odessa,Texas. Son Charles Sterling and wife Joyce of Tenaha, Texas, Granddaughter: Stella Jacobs and husband Clayton Creech, Great-Granddaughter: Chelse Creech, Granddaughter: Misty Williams and husband Stanley Williams all of Odessa. And a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
  
He was preceeded in death by his parents, first wife Betty June Buford Pittman and infant daughter, second wife Pearl Hardy Sterling Pittman. Siblings Willard Carroll Pittman, Chapel Bennett Pittman, Ruth Beatrice Sanders,Vera Irene Sinks and Maudie Mae Hutchinson.
Services by Odessa Funeral Home.
 
Pearl Demarist Sterling Pittman
Headstone beside MD in Tamarisk Cemetery.
 
Georgia Barber Pittman
November 12, 1924-2016?
 
Betty Buford Pittman
June 3, 1926-November 19, 1953
Burial Cedar Lawn Memorial-Sherman, Texas
 
MD's Stories in Tracks of My Texas Ancestors Post