August 1, 87, Goldsboro
Elbert Pittman, 87, passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Atrium Health Cabarrus in Concord, NC. Born in Wayne County on October 20, 1932, he was the son of the late Willie Pittman and Lucy Rose Pittman.
Elbert entered the US Army where he proudly served his country and later owner of Heritage Inn in Greenville for many years. He was a dedicated and faithful member of Saulston United Methodist Church. He was a graduate of the New Hope High School, class of 1951. Elbert enjoyed baseball and was known as Coach Pittman to most. During the past year he has resided at the Brian Center of Kannapolis.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, August 5, 2020 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a service to celebrate his life at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel with Rev. Carolyn Sims officiating. Private interment will follow at the Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery with military honors.
Elbert is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Marie Pittman of Kannapolis, NC; sons, William Pittman (Pamela) of Johns Island, SC, and John Pittman (Michael) of Washington, DC.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Garlon Pittman and Wellon Pittman.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Saulston United Methodist Women’s Ministry, 4620 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, NC 27534.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.