OBITUARY

Mark Cornel Pittman

September 14, 1952November 29, 2018
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Age 66 of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, passed away on November 29, 2018.

Mark is preceded in death by his Father, Howard; Brother, Jerry.

He is survived by his Wife, Sharon; Children, Steve (Meagan) Pittman, Christine Anderson, Shane (Tamara) Anderson; Grandchildren, Amber, Michael, Riley, Jonathan, Remington, Grace Ann and Faithlyn.

~Service of Remembrance~ 11AM Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at Gearhart Anoka Funeral Home, 552 East River Road, Anoka, Minnesota.

~Visitation~ 5-7PM, Monday, December 10, 2018 and 1 hour prior to the service on Tuesday, all at Gearhart Anoka Funeral Home, 552 East River Road, Anoka, Minnesota

~Interment~ Morningside Memorial Gardens, Coon Rapids, Minnesota

  • FAMILY

  • Mark is preceded in death by his Father, Howard; Brother, Jerry.

    He is survived by his Wife, Sharon; Children, Steve (Meagan) Pittman, Christine Anderson, Shane (Tamara) Anderson; Grandchildren, Amber, Michael, Riley, Jonathan, Remington, Grace Ann and Faithlyn

Services

  • Gathering of Family and Friends Monday, December 10, 2018
  • Gathering of Family and Friends Tuesday, December 11, 2018
  • Service of Remembrance Tuesday, December 11, 2018
  • Inurnment Tuesday, December 11, 2018
REMEMBERING

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Biography

Age 66 of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, passed away on November 29, 2018.

Mark is preceded in death by his Father, Howard; Brother, Jerry.

He is survived by his Wife, Sharon; Children, Steve (Meagan) Pittman, Christine Anderson, Shane (Tamara) Anderson; Grandchildren, Amber, Michael, Riley, Jonathan, Remington, Grace Ann and Faithlyn.

~Service of Remembrance~
11AM Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at
Gearhart Anoka Funeral Home,
552 East River Road,
Anoka, Minnesota.

~Visitation~
5-7PM, Monday, December 10, 2018 and 1 hour prior to the service on Tuesday, all at
Gearhart Anoka Funeral Home,
552 East River Road,
Anoka, Minnesota

~Interment~
Morningside Memorial Gardens,
Coon Rapids, Minnesota

Mark was born on Sept 14, 1952 in Minneapolis, MN, and graduated from Roosevelt High School Class of 1970. He married Sharon on Oct 13, 1979. He always said he became a dad that day with Shane and Chris becoming his kids. Steven was born in 1981 becoming a family of 5. Mark’s children and grandchildren where his pride and joy.
In June of 1976 Mark started his life long career of truck driving. He drove for 37 years accident free. He received many awards from Overnite/UPS Freight where he drove for 30 yrs. For a short time, Mark and Sharon drove their own truck while Overnite was on strike.
Mark loved NASCAR with his favorite driver being Dale Earnhart Sr. He loved drag racing his 1969 Dodge Dart. That car was his pride and joy. He loved fishing, deer hunting, riding on their Goldwing, and family vacations at Woman Lake.
Since his stroke in June of 2014 in looked forward to going to the casino every week and eating at Bakers Square for pie rush Wednesdays. His grandchildren became the highlight of his life. They always made him smile and sometimes they could even make him talk right up until the end.