Daniel Lee “Buddy” Pittman, 70, of Franklinton, died Monday, March 17, 2014. He joins his parents, Fred and Marie Pittman and brother, Harold “Bunny” in their heavenly home. He was born May 3, 1943, in Mitchell County, and worked at Electric Motor Shop and Athey for a number of years.
An avid fisherman and hunter, Daniel enjoyed camping and playing with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his children, Shelia (Nick) Bisogno Jr., of Winnabow; Donna Pittman, of Rocky Point; Jennifer (Derek) House, of Wake Forest; Lee Pittman (Crystal Lutz), of Franklinton; special daughter Rhonda (Jake) Alderman, of Wake Forest; sisters, Joyce Cook, Vivian (Jimmy) Oneal, Elaine (Bobby) Ray, of Durham, Lois (James) Wheeler, of Bahama; and brother, Freddie (Ann), of Creedmoor. Also surviving are five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and faithful companion, his dog “Trouble.”
A memorial service will be held Friday, March 21 at 11 a.m. at Glen Royal Baptist Church in Wake Forest. The family will receive friends following the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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