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In Memory of

Gene Edward Pittman

May 22, 1939 - March 13, 2017

Obituary


Eugene "Gene" Edward Pittman, a native of Ponchatoula and resident of Prairieville, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Monday, March 13, 2017, at the age of 78. He served proudly in U.S. Navy. Gene retired after many years of service from DuPont, where he worked as a plant operator. Gene is survived by his beloved wife, Ellen Blanyer Pittman; daughters, Dana Pittman O'Daniel and Anne Pittman Bray; sons, Dwight Arthur Pittman, Earl Duane Pittman, and Joey Walker Pittman; sisters, Jerry McWhirter, Frances Bingham, Patsy Byers; grandchildren, Shane and Shawn O'Daniel, Hope Pittman, Paige...

Eugene "Gene" Edward Pittman, a native of Ponchatoula and resident of Prairieville, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Monday, March 13, 2017, at the age of 78. He served proudly in U.S. Navy. Gene retired after many years of service from DuPont, where he worked as a plant operator. Gene is survived by his beloved wife, Ellen Blanyer Pittman; daughters, Dana Pittman O'Daniel and Anne Pittman Bray; sons, Dwight Arthur Pittman, Earl Duane Pittman, and Joey Walker Pittman; sisters, Jerry McWhirter, Frances Bingham, Patsy Byers; grandchildren, Shane and Shawn O'Daniel, Hope Pittman, Paige Pittman Schwing, Brooke and Brianna Pittman, Jasper and Jericho Bray, Hannah and Addison Pittman Hall, Carson, Christian, and Holden Pittman; great grandchildren, Bradey O'Daniel, Bentley Bateman, Weston O'Daniel, Austin, Avery, and Landon O'Daniel, Colton and Brantley. Gene is preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Estelle Poché Pittman. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Sand Hill Cemetery in Ponchatoula, LA at 2:00 pm. Shane O'Daniel, Shawn O'Daniel, Tim O'Daniel, Dwight Pittman, Duane Pittman, and Joey Pittman will serve as pallbearers. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.oursofh.com . Ourso Funeral Home of Gonzales is in charge of arrangements.