Gary H. Pitner, age 63, of Bishop, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013, following an extended illness.
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Mr. Pitner was born in Atlanta, to Harvey A. and Ernestine Loveless Pitner on July 28, 1949. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and was the owner of a lawn maintenance company.
Survivors include: his wife of 42 years, Ann Pitner; daughter, Julie Pitner Benkoski; son-in-law, Jim Benkoski; and an aunt and uncle Mildred and Herbert Waterhouse of Atlanta. He is also survived by a large extended family of sisters and bothers-in-law, cousins, nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held at the home of Julie and Jim Benkoski at 3471 Doster Road Rutledge, GA 30663 at 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 29 with the Rev. Bill Burnham officiating. Visitation with family will begin at 1 p.m. just prior to the service.
Flowers will be appreciated or memorial donations may be made to the Northeast Georgia Cancer Center c/o 3320 Old Jefferson Road Building 700 Athens, GA 30607 or to ASPCA, PO Box 96929, Washington, DC, 20090-6929.
Lord and Stephens WEST is in charge of arrangements. (www.lordandstephens.com)
Published in BarrowCountyNews from Mar. 25 to Apr. 24, 2013