Thomas Lee Pitman Sr.

Published 7:01 pm Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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Bro. Thomas Lee Pitman Sr., 83, passed away on Tues., July 9, 2019, in Chatom.

Bro. Pitman was a native of Milton, Fla., served in the U.S. Air Force, Army and FEMA, retiring with over 30 years of service to his country.

He and Mrs. Eva helped to establish churches from Alaska to various states in the South Eastern United States. Bro. Pitman served as pastor at several churches, retiring from Halsell Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Halsell.

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He is preceded in death by his parents, John H. and Gladys Pittman; two brothers, Jim Pittman and Billy Pittman; and a sister, Glenda McCraney.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Eva Lou Bell Pitman of Chatom; two sons, Tommy Pitman Jr. of Jacksonville, Fla. and Donnie Pitman of Jackson; three daughters, Eva Jane (Joe) King of Jacksonville, Rhonda Jo (Mike) Goldman of St. Stephens and Sandi (Jimmy) Chancey of Grove Hill; two brothers, Bobby (Blanche) Pittman of Pensacola, Fla. and Ronnie Pittman of Milton; one sister, Isabelle Androw of Pensacola; eight grandchildren, Holly Clayton, Jeweli Mallory, Chad Pitman, Michael Goldman, Caleb McDuff, Jonathan King, Daniel King and Thomas Hicks; and six great-grandchildren, Caley Clayton, Bethany Clayton, Evan Clayton, Madalynn Pitman, Noah Pitman and Jeremiah Pitman.

Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Chad Pitman, Michael Goldman, Caleb McDuff, Jonathan King, Daniel King and Thomas Hicks.

Visitation was held July 13, 2019 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Funeral services were held July 14, 2019 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Hutto, Bro. Glenn Sullivan, Bro. Ronald Rivers, Bro. Jimmie Butts and Bro. Ricky Bowen officiating.

Burial followed at the Moyeville Cemetery.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC was in charge of all arrangements.