James N. Pittman

james pittman

January 6, 1926 ~ November 12, 2012

Resided in: Roswell, GA

James Noel Pittman, 86, of Roswell, Georgia, a good and faithful servant of Jesus Christ, went home to be with the Lord on November 12, 2012.

He is preceded in death by his parents, William Ivy Pittman and Renah Lanz Pittman, his brother William Lanz Pittman, and his sister Renah Pittman Taylor.

His survivors include his wife, Jacqueline Sudduth Pittman, his brother, John Cobb Pittman, his son, James Noel Pittman Jr., his daughters, Donna Pittman Smith and Pamela Pittman Wall, his grandsons, Chase Pittman, Graham Smith, Preston Pittman, and Whit Pittman, his granddaughters, Ansley Denihan, Jacqueline Smith, Jenny Romero, and Lilly Pittman, and six great grandchildren.

James earned a B.S. in Mathematics from Howard College now Samford University where he played football, basketball, tennis, and served as Vice President of the student body.

He served his country as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy in both WWII and the Korean War.

His professional career was almost entirely with Graybar Electric Co. where he retired as manager of the Atlanta Zenith Division. He subsequently launched a new career with Hart-Greer Corp. from which he retired for a second time as Senior Vice President.

He served his church in various roles as music leader, Sunday School teacher, and Deacon in five Baptist churches for over 60 years.

James Pittman served his family as a loving and trustworthy husband and father, and a devoted grandfather and great grandfather. He was a wise spiritual leader and leaves a rich legacy of Christian men and women.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, November 19 at 2:00 at the Roswell First Baptist Church Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to one of the following organizations:

Harvesters Reaching the Nations orphanages in South Sudan at www.hrtn.org or
Eagle Ranch Christian Childrens Home at www.eagleranch.org

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  1. Neil Mesler says:

    I played many rounds with James, and with that big knockoff Nicklaus putter which he wielded like a hockey stick, if it was on the green it as good as in the hole. James was a true shouthern gentleman. It was an honor to know him.

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