Funeral service for Mr. Robert “Bob” Milton Pittenger, age 77, of Fayetteville, will be conducted Tuesday August 5, 2014 at 7 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Don Russell officiating. Burial will follow Wednesday morning at 11 a.m. in Blue Springs Cemetery in Morgan County, AL. Mr. Pittenger passed away Monday morning in Huntsville Hospital.
Mr. Pittenger was a native of Lincoln County, the son of the late Claude F. and Mary Green Pittenger. He was a 1955 graduate of Central High School in Fayetteville and studied electrical engineering at UT Knoxville, worked for Chrysler for 34 years and was partner with his son Larry Pittenger in Aable Environmental and was a member of Park City Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife Jean Fowler Pittenger of Fayetteville, TN, sons Richard T. (Mary) Pittenger of Chesapeake, VA, Larry D. (Lucy) Pittenger of Murfreesboro, TN, Jeffrey L. (Linda) Pittenger of Jacksonville, FL, James R. Pittenger of Fayetteville, TN, Jerry D. (Shawn) Pittenger of Gallatin, TN, grandchildren Erica (Jimmie) Edwards, Jon, Justin, Caleb, Conner and Morgan Pittenger, great grandchildren Travis and Zack Edwards, sister Claudia Sandlin of Fayetteville, TN, brothers Eddie F. (Mary Ruth) Pittenger of Murfreesboro, TN, and Jerry R. (Judy) Pittenger of Fayetteville, TN. In addition to his parents, Mr. Pittenger was preceded in death by his brother Kelly Pittenger.
Visitation with the family will be Tuesday from 4 until 7 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Parks City Baptist Church Building Fund or the Blue Springs Cemetery Fund in Morgan County, AL.