Richard Joe Pittman, 78 died, Thursday, March 15, 2018 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
He was born October 1, 1939 to Joe and Beatrice Blakemore Pittman in Liberal, KS.
He Married Nancy Carol Neese in Liberal on December 11, 1970. She died October 5, 2012.
Richard graduated from Liberal High School in 1957. He then attended Panhandle State University.
After college he bought some land and started farming and retired in 1983. He then worked for other farmers in the area. He worked driving trucks for National Carriers. He retired from National in 2010. He also worked for Kansas Trucking. After he moved to Wichita he kept busy driving trucks for Rusty Eck Ford.
Richard was President of the Board of Trusties of Southwest Medical Center from 1978 to 1980. He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church, Liberal.
Survivors: 3 sons
Chris (Kim) Pittman Lakewood Co.
Mark Wares Eldorado, KS
Mike (Mary) Wares Wichita, KS
There are 13 Grandchildren and 9 Great Grand Children.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Nancy in 2012, Son, Robert Pittman in 1981, daughter Richelle Harnish 2014, Sisters Mary Elizabeth Pittman, Marjorie Brown and Brother Kenneth Pittman.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm at the Brenneman Funeral Home with the family being present from 6 to 7 to greet friends. The casket will remain closed and the guest register will be available to sign during those times.
Funeral service will be 11:00 am Thursday March 22, 2018 at Fellowship Baptist Church, Liberal
With Pastor Tyler Prater officiating.
Burial will be in Restlawn Cemetery, Liberal, KS.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Richards name to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in care of Brenneman Funeral Home 1212 W. 2nd St. Liberal, KS 67901
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