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Paul Oliver Pittman

June 30, 1931 ~ July 24, 2022 (age 91)

Obituary

Age 91, passed away Sunday July 24th after a brief stay at Mission Point of Jackson. Paul was born in St. Louis, Missouri on June 30, 1931 to William A. and Bertha Pittman. He is survived by his two children, Michael (Patti) Pittman, Suzi (Gary) Hill, two grandchildren; Christie Mohr (Rob) and Holly Babineau (CJ) and two great grandchildren; Ryan Loring and Michaela Jaycox. Paul was preceeded in death by his older brother, Robert Pittman and his sister in law, Patricia. He is survived by his younger brother James of Bradenton, Florida, several nieces and nephews and special lifelong friends, John and Maggie Gilson. Paul met and married the love of his life, Virginia Mae Geile, while working at Emerson Electric in St. Louis Missouri. They were married 65 years until Virginia’s death in 2019. Paul’s constant companion after Virginia’s passing was Lucy, their dog. Her remains will be added to Paul’s upon cremation. Paul held several jobs in the sales industry until he accepted a position as Vice President of Union Steel in Albion Michigan. After retirement, Paul created the company Specialty Products and continued working for several years. Paul served in the Naval Reserves for 12 years. In his youth he enjoyed playing baseball and excelled in the Boy Scouts of America, he was an avid golfer with memberships at both Lakeland Hills and Duck Lake Country Club. He had a love of fishing in lakes, (Meramec River in Missouri) and graduated to Ocean fishing. He enjoyed travel with Virginia’s sister and brother in law, Betty and Rich Willeke, and family and friends, where cards and dominos were always on the agenda. Paul loved to decorate for Christmas and would always have huge boxes of candy to pass out to anyone who came by. Before moving into a care home, Paul resided in his home with the loving care of Diane Mahoney. Diane was a real blessing to the family and Paul loved her dearly. Special thanks to all who assisted Paul in his later years: Gary, Rob, Carl, LeRoy, Tom, and many special people (Lina, Angelica and Jason) he got to know over the years. Cremation has taken place and no public service will be held, as Paul was fortunate enough to have “outlived” most of his friends. Contributions can be made to the Dementia/Alzheimer’s Foundation and the Cascade’s Humane Society

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Services

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Donations

Alzheimer's Association (Michigan Great Lakes Chapter)
c/o P.O. Box 96011, Washington DC 20090-6011
Web: http://www.alz.org/mglc

Cascades Humane Society
1515 Carmen Drive, Jackson MI 49202
Web: http://www.chspets.org/

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