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Danny Ray "Rock" Pitman

February 19, 1962 ~ October 6, 2021 (age 59)


Danny Ray "Rock" Pitman, age 59 of Ellenboro, died Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at Rutherford Regional Medical Center.  Danny was born on February 19, 1962 in Orange County, Florida.  He was a graduate of East Rutherford High School and a member of Robertson Creek Free Will Baptist Church where he was a former youth leader and Trustee of the church.  He loved all things in the outdoors including the mountains and hunting.  Danny was also an avid Pittsburugh Steelers fan. 

Danny began his career with AGI and continued with West Rock as a Leadman in the Shipping Department with 37 years’ service in the company.  He loved his family and was a faithful and devoted son, husband, father, grandfather and brother.  His family was always the most important thing in the world to him. 

Survivors include his mother, Diane Pitman of Bostic, his loving wife of 31 years, Lisa Sisk Pitman of the home, his sons, Trevor Pitman of Ellenboro and Daniel Ryan “Little Rock” Pitman and wife Kali of Ellenboro, his sisters, Debora Lovelace and husband Ronald of Bostic, Crystal Upton and husband Charlie of Sunshine, five grandchildren, Kayelyn Pitman, Devin Pitman, Lindsey Cross, Tracie Simpson, and Tyler Ryan Pitman.  He is also survived by his loyal dog, KoKo.

The funeral service will be held at 2 o’clock Monday, October 11, 2021, at the Robertson Creek Free Will Baptist Church in Bostic. Interment will follow in the church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 o’clock Sunday evening at Padgett and King Mortuary.

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