Obituaries

Sharon Misner
B: 1950-12-19
D: 2020-05-29
View Details
Misner, Sharon
Amanda Erin Smith
B: 1986-07-31
D: 2020-05-28
View Details
Smith, Amanda Erin
James Lovato
B: 1973-02-16
D: 2020-05-27
View Details
Lovato, James
Thomas Faires
B: 1939-02-27
D: 2020-05-23
View Details
Faires, Thomas
Effie Holloway
B: 1933-10-14
D: 2020-05-21
View Details
Holloway, Effie
Billy Smith
D: 2020-05-21
View Details
Smith, Billy
Donald Pittman
B: 1949-04-27
D: 2020-05-21
View Details
Pittman , Donald
Alfred Quick
D: 2020-05-18
View Details
Quick, Alfred
Evelyn McRee
B: 1931-10-07
D: 2020-05-14
View Details
McRee, Evelyn
Jason Pearce
B: 1974-01-17
D: 2020-05-14
View Details
Pearce, Jason
Dorothy Shaffer
B: 1932-07-02
D: 2020-05-14
View Details
Shaffer, Dorothy
Robert Diehl
B: 1935-07-15
D: 2020-05-10
View Details
Diehl, Robert
Annie Crowther
B: 1930-05-25
D: 2020-05-06
View Details
Crowther, Annie
Larry Lott
D: 2020-05-05
View Details
Lott, Larry
Annie Ridgway
D: 2020-05-05
View Details
Ridgway, Annie
Sedgie Wilks
B: 1941-07-30
D: 2020-05-02
View Details
Wilks, Sedgie
Leighton Hill
B: 2008-09-02
D: 2020-05-02
View Details
Hill, Leighton
Audrey Jackson
B: 1943-06-20
D: 2020-04-28
View Details
Jackson, Audrey
Lula Russell
B: 1945-05-28
D: 2020-04-24
View Details
Russell, Lula
Edward Wheat
D: 2020-04-19
View Details
Wheat, Edward
Robert Herron
D: 2020-04-19
View Details
Herron, Robert

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
1258 Richburg Rd
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
Phone: (601) 264-1816
Fax: (601) 264-1840
Donald Pittman

Donald Earl Pittman

Wednesday, April 27th, 1949 - Thursday, May 21st, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Donald Pittman , sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Donald Pittman

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Donald's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Donald's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Donald Earl Pittman, 71, was born in Alcorn Co. MS on April 27, 1949, and went to his heavenly home on May 21, 2020, at Merit Health Wesley in Hattiesburg, MS. Born and reared in Corinth, MS, he and his family relocated to Petal, MS in 1984 when he became employed at Camp Shelby. Don greatly loved God, his family, his friends and his country. He was a loving man of strong character and opinion, and he was the rock and protector of his family.

A member of Calvary Baptist Church,Petal, Don sang in the church choir and went on several mission trips to Kingsport, TN. Don was a builder, landscaper, gardener, owner of a grocery store, a manager of Liberty National Life Insurance Co., and a volunteer at Merit Health Wesley for several years. He enjoyed the sport of basketball, played in high school, and attended local high school and college games often.

SFC Pittman retired from the U.S. Army National Guard with a rank of E-7. Two of his proudest accomplishments were receiving the Sergeant Major’s Award in 1988 for outstanding performance while attending the Maneuver Combat Arms Infantry NCO Advanced Course in Fort Benning, GA, and receiving the honor of Veteran of the Year from the City of Petal & American Legion Post 146 in 2015.

Don was preceded in death by his parents, Vadie and Everett Pittman of Corinth, MS, parents-in-law James Ward and Margaret Taylor of Rienzi, MS, and brothers in law, Jeffrey Ward Taylor and Lanny Taylor both of Rienzi, MS.

Don leaves behind his beloved wife of 52 years, Katherine Pittman of Petal, MS; one daughter, Laura Cochran (Noal) of Hattiesburg, MS; one son, Sam Pittman of Bentonville, AR; 5 granddaughters - Katie Young (Tyler) of Petal, Taylor Pittman of Hattiesburg, Maggie Pittman of Petal, Valorie Cochran of Hattiesburg and Lily Pittman of Gautier; one grand-dog, Ollie; three siblings: Gerald Pittman (Doris) of Tupelo, Janis Fowler (Jerry) and Connie Price (Rodger) of Corinth, MS; two brothers in law: Charles Taylor of Corinth and Jimmy Taylor of Rienzi; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A visitation will be held on May 26, 2020, at Calvary Baptist Church in Petal from 1-3 pm with a service to follow at 3:00 p.m. At a later date, there will be a scattering of ashes ceremony at Pickwick Lake, TN, at Don’s request.
Read Less

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Donald Earl Pittman , please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Location
    Calvary Baptist Church of Petal, MS
    Address
    1123 MS-42
    PETAL, MS 39465
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 | 3:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 3:00pm
    Location
    Calvary Baptist Church of Petal, MS
    Address
    1123 MS-42
    PETAL, MS 39465
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Donald here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Joe and Jill Smith, Garden City Family, and others have sent flowers to the family of Donald Earl Pittman .
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
JS

Jill Smith

Posted at 01:00pm
Katherine,
I was so very sorry to hear of the loss of your kind and loving husband. He was always so friendly and had a big smile every time I met him. I will always remember your 50th wedding anniversary celebration and appreciated being a part of your happy event on that day. I am grateful to have know him and he will be missed by many. I am praying God will give you and the family peace that transcends all understanding. Love you!
HS

Heartfelt Sympathies Store

Posted at 11:53am
We are thinking of you! Matthew Banks and the rest of your Merit Health Wesley family.
Flower Image

Large Basket Garden was purchased for the family of Donald Pittman . Send Flowers

JS

Joe and Jill Smith

Posted at 11:48am
With deepest sympathy, love and prayers,
Flower Image

Joe and Jill Smith purchased the Blooming Garden Basket and planted a memorial tree for the family of Donald Pittman . Send Flowers

JW

Jerry West

Posted at 10:51pm
He use to always come into Ace Hardware to look for me so we could chat and then of course get him what he needed. He became a really good friend of mine he will be missed dearly so long my friend thanks for everything.
GF

Garden City Family

Posted at 09:19am
We are thinking of you.
Flower Image

Garden City Family purchased the Love's Tapestry for the family of Donald Pittman . Send Flowers

Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each