Name: Leroy James Pitmon
From: The Sulphur Times-Democrat, Sulphur,
Date: February 3, 2005
Services for Leroy James
Pitmon, 82, Mill Creek, were held Friday, Jan.
28 at 2:00 p.m. at the Pentecostal Holiness Church in Mill Creek with Rev. Frank
Trent officiating. Interment was in Mill Creek Cemetery with Clagg Funeral Home
in charge of arrangements.
Born March 6, 1922 to Richard Pitmon and Gurthal Schiverdecker Pitmon in Sunshine Community, he died Wednesday, Jan. 26 in Sulphur. He married Leota Belle Garrison on May 9, 1942 in Sulphur. She preceded him in death on August 19, 1999.
He had lived in this area all his life. He attended school at Bellwood. He was a rancher and worked at U.S. Silica until his retirement. He was a veteran of WWII, having served in the Army. He was a member of the VFW and the Pentecostal Holiness Church.
Surviving are a daughter, Mildred Clifton, Mill Creek; three sons, Jackie Pitmon, Davis, James Pitmon, Wynnewood and Michael Pitmon, Mill Creek; a brother, Arvel Pitmon, Mill Creek; seven grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Jim Pitmon and a brother, Doyle Pitmon.
Pallbearers were Roger Johnston, Stoney Pitmon, Ray Pitmon, Kevin Pitmon, T.J. Pitmon and Justin Clifton.