Pittman, Carlton Lee "Sonny" (Trenton)

Monday, February 10, 2020
Carlton Lee “Sonny” Pittman, 86, of Trenton, died Saturday evening February 8, 2020. He was a graduate of Dade County High School and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Sonny was a member of the Trenton First Baptist Church, Trenton Masonic Lodge #179 F&AM, Scottish Rite and Alhambra Shrine of Chattanooga. Mr. Pittman was a self-employed truck driver.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Margaret Louise Clark Pittman.

Surviving include his two sons, Skip (Rose) Pittman, of Bryant, Al. and Andy (Karen) Pittman, of Trenton; grandchildren, A.J. Pittman and Jennifer (Matthew) McKelvey; great-grandchildren, Norah, Rhett and Amellia Pittman, Eden Rose, Avery Kate Ridge and Matthew McKelvey.

To share expressions of sympathy, visit ryanfuneralhome.net.

A Celebration of Life for Mr. Pittman will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12 in the chapel, with Skip Pittman officiating. Family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory, Trenton.

Hester, Estelle Harris (Dayton)

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