October 13, 1947 - December 11, 2021
Roger L. Pittman, age 74, of Spruce Pine, North Carolina passed away on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at his residence. Roger was born on October 13, 1947 in McDowell County, North Carolina, a son of the late Rev. Joe Pittman and the late Lucy Hollifield Pittman. He was a graduate of Mars Hill College and taught School in Mitchell County for five years, He was the former Co-Owner of Yancey Mobile Homes and in 1979 he and his business partner opened Mountaineer Hardware now known as Grassy Creek Hardware, in recent years prior to his illness, he and son Jared worked side –by-side at the hardware store. Roger earned a North Carolina Auctioneer’s license in 1980 and held local auctions. He was a faithful member of Pine Branch Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon and he had a big heart for the Lottie Moon Missions and the Baptist Children's Home. Roger enjoyed showing his Tennessee Walking Horses and loved fishing and camping. He will always be remembered for pulling his wagon with his team of mules in the Christmas Parade and other functions. Each year Roger grew a large vegetable garden and loved sharing his harvest with others. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his Sister, Joann Pittman Morgan. Roger leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife of 51 years; Lynn Smith Pittman of the home; Son, Jared Pittman of Spruce Pine, NC; Grandson, Athan Pittman; Granddaughter, Adelaide Pittman; Brother, Kermit Pittman of Spruce Pine, NC; Sister, Jama Geouge and husband Paul of Hudson, NC; Special Friend and Business Partner, Dean Pitman of Spruce Pine, NC. Services for Roger Pittman will be held on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 beginning at 4:00 pm from the Pine Branch Baptist Church with Rev. Bobby Joe Greene and Rev. Marvin Miller officiating. The family will receive friends beginning at 2:00 pm on Wednesday at Pine Branch Baptist Church. Interment will be in the Pine Branch Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Lottie Moon Mission c/o Pine Branch Baptist Church, 48 Church Road Spruce Pine, NC 28777. Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website; www.webbfh.com, selecting Roger Pittman’s name and then you may sign his guestbook. Webb Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements for Mr. Pittman and is honored to be serving the Pittman family. Mr. Pittman’s obituary has also been posted on Facebook for viewing.
Roger L. Pittman, age 74, of Spruce Pine, North Carolina passed away on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at his residence. Roger was born on October 13, 1947 in McDowell County, North Carolina, a son of the late Rev. Joe Pittman and the late Lucy... View Obituary & Service Information
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