Paul Junior Pittman

Published 5:58 pm Monday, May 23, 2022

Paul Junior Pittman, much loved husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle passed away on May 20, 2022, at Sentara Obici Hospital. He was born July 4, 1938, to the late Paul Ellis Pittman and Elizabeth Allmond Pittman. 

He retired from the Newport News Shipbuilding after 40 years of service. He was a faithful member of Christian Home Baptist Church for 73 years and served in numerous ministries. 

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Sarah Frances Ensley Pittman; his daughter, Towana Pittman-Dorsey (Kevin) of Suffolk and three sons, Juan Pittman (Natasha) of Alpharetta Ga; Paul Titus Pittman (Chanda) and Travis Pittman (Teri) all of Suffolk; eight grandchildren, Tierra, Jessica, Caleb, Jonathan, Nicholas, Cameron, Nicole and Joshua; one great-grandchild, Carvanni; one brother, James Pittman (Marshall) of Suffolk; one uncle, Charles Allmond of Suffolk; two brothers-in-law, Walter Ensley (Shelia) of Chesapeake and Charlie Ensley (Rita) of Suffolk; four sisters-in-law, Louise Diggs, Lynette Ensley (Rayford), Lauranette Godwin and Lisa Denson (Harold) all of Suffolk; and a host of bonus children, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.   


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His celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 26, at Christian Home Baptist Church in Windsor. The viewing and visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, at Shivers Funeral Chapel at 12749 Courthouse Highway Smithfield.