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White Funeral and Cremation Service

3660 Express Drive, Shallotte, NC

OBITUARY

Elzie "EJ" Joseph Pittman

November 12, 1940July 30, 2020

Elzie Joseph “EJ” Pittman passed away in Wilmington, NC on July 30, 2020 at the age of 79 from complications from COVID19. Born November 12, 1940 he was the son of the late Ethyl and Aubrey Pittman. He is also predeceased by a brother, Jimmy.

He is survived by his wife, Kay; daughter Laura Yamashita (David), son Joseph (Deb); stepdaughters Pam Haskins (Randy), Debbie Mchone; stepsons Greg Boyd and Chris Boyd; 12 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

Besides his family, he loved working on cars and houses, reading and the University of Florida Gators, his alma-mater. He also loved woodworking, which he learned growing up in his father’s picture-framing business. He volunteered for several years with Habitat for Humanity in Winston-Salem.

He was the first in his family to graduate from college and had a long career in mechanical engineering and computer engineering. He had a deep belief in education and strongly encouraged all of his family members to pursue it.

The family plans to have a life remembrance service on the one year anniversary of his death.

You may offer online condolences at www.shallottefunerals.com

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  • The family plans to have a life remembrance service on the one year anniversary of his death.

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Janice Howard

August 5, 2020

Just a good person who helped everyone..loved when Kay and E J came to Wilmington to eat oysters with us..many good times fixing the place in Shalotte over the years every time somebody destroyed it

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY