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Lawson Oliver Bittaker, Sr
Birth: Aug. 4, 1944
Bibb County
Georgia, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 1978
Cobb County
Georgia, USA

Son of Martha Beatrice Jarrell (Bittaker), Jones County Georgia, 1 April 1912 (born on the Jarrell Plantation) to 19 November 1997, Buried Macon Memorial Cementery, and William Oliver Bittaker (place of death-Douglas, Georgia)

Brother of Patricia, Van and Sarah Jo Bittaker

Lawson Oliver Bittaker Sr. died on Sunday, February 12, 1978 when his Army OV1C Mohawk aircraft crashed in the woods on the opposite side of Highway 41 across from runway at Dobbins AFB, Marietta, Georgia. Lawson served as Tactical Observer on the aircraft which was piloted by Chief Warrant Office Brannon. Cause of the crash was later determined by investigating officials to be associated with engine maintenance preformed 27 hours earlier by Cumberland Army Depot. During the maintenance of the engine, glass pellets used in the shot peening process to clean the inside of the engine casing were not removed. Mr Brannon had over 20,000 hours of flying experience and was successful in navigating the vechicle to the wooded area and away from a crowded shopping area prior to crashing.

Family links: 
  William Oliver Bittaker (1912 - 1968)
  Martha Beatrice Jarrell Bittaker (1912 - 1997)
  Lawson Oliver Bittaker (1944 - 1978)
  Lindler Vanzandt Bittaker Wright (1947 - 2011)*
  Sarah Josephine Bittaker McManus (1948 - 1986)*
*Calculated relationship
Macon Memorial Park
Bibb County
Georgia, USA
Plot: P-88-3
Created by: Twin of an Angel
Record added: Apr 28, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14105799
Lawson Oliver Bittaker, Sr
Added by: Lawson Bittaker Jr.
Lawson Oliver Bittaker, Sr
Added by: Twin of an Angel
Lawson Oliver Bittaker, Sr
Added by: Twin of an Angel
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Happy Heavenly Father's Day Lawson. You would be proud to know what an amazing father your own son is today. I don't think there is a day that goes by that he doesn't question what his dad was like, his mannerisms, what kind of character he was and how ...(Read more)
- Twin of an Angel
 Added: Jun. 15, 2014

- Anna
 Added: Jun. 11, 2014
Dad ... 9 days ago marked 35 years that you went home to Heaven. I still think of the times when you were here like taking me on the back of your motorcycle and mom screaming your name as we took off. I thought that was so funny. Then I also think abou...(Read more)
- Justmemel
 Added: Feb. 21, 2013
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