Donald Pittman

Published 3:36 pm Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Donald Ralph Pittman, 67, of 2053 Smith Waldrop Road died July 29, 2010.

He was son of the late Lee and Earlene Jackson Pittman and husband of Elayne Neal Pittman.&bsp; He retired from Michelin Tire and after retirement was a truck driver.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Carmen Pittman Tavernia of Forest City; a sister, Sue Ruff of Hendersonville; and three grandchildren, Donny Tavernia of Caroleen, NC, Quincy and Hannah Tavernia of Forest City.

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He was predeceased by a brother, James Pittman, and a sister Mary Clontz.

The family received friends Saturday, July 31, 2010 at Petty Funeral Home. Funeral services followed at 3 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, conducted by Rev. Jimmy Cooke. Burial was in Beulah Bapist Church Cemetery with Masonic rites.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, Hospice House, 130 Forest Glen Drive, Columbus, N.C. 28722.

Condolences may be left at

Petty Funeral Home & Crematory, Landrum.