Chappell Bennett 'Son' “Slim” Pittman

Chappell Bennett 'Son' “Slim” Pittman

Grandfalls, Ward County, Texas, USA
Death 8 Dec 1981 (aged 61)
Gurdon, Clark County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Sherman, Grayson County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 77089307 · View Source
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Military - Oct 1942-Nov 1945: United States Army Sgt. of 1938th Engr.Avn.Utilities Co. Campaigns:New Guinea, Southern Philipines, Japan. Decorations and Citations: AP Theater Ribbon and Three Bronze Service Stars, Good Conduct Medal, World War II Victory Ribbon, American Theater Ribbon.

Article and Obituary Excerpts: Sherman Democrat and Denison Herald.
Chapel B. 'Slim' Pittman of Denison, died at Gurdon, Ark. when the truck he was driving ran into the rear of a second truck that had stalled in the roadway of Interstate 30 and it's lights off in foggy weather. A driver for Allied Egry since 1967 and made runs to St. Louis, Kansas City and Little Rock, his destination at the time of the accident.

Funeral for Chapel B. 'Slim' Pittman 6l, of Denison, who died following a truck accident, was held at Bratcher Chapel with burial at Cedarlawn Memorial Park.

Pittman was born in Grandfalls, Texas, March 14, 1920, the son of Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Pittman. He married Arlie Walton Sept. 18, 1979 in Fanin County. He was an Army Veteran of World War II, a member of of the Baptist Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Survivors include his wife, sons; Douglas Eugene, Ellis Chapel, Ricky and Gary Pittman, step-son Donnie Walton, Daughters; Linda Faye Pittman, Stella Grant, and Anna Rice. Brothers; MD Pittman and Willard Carroll Pittman. Sisters; Irene Sinks, Beatrice Sanders and Maude Hutchinson and eight grandchildren.


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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Chappell Bennett 'Son' “Slim” Pittman (14 Mar 1920–8 Dec 1981), Find a Grave Memorial no. 77089307, citing Cedarlawn Memorial Park, Sherman, Grayson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Sue Pittman McPeak (contributor 47574044) .