October 12, 1926 ~ August 6, 2014
Rev. Gordon Paul Pittard, Sr, age 87, of Snellville, GA was called home to be with the Lord on Wednesday August 6, 2014. Predeceased by parents Herman and Euna Pittard and daughter in law, Sherry Pittard. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years Louise Hix Pittard, daughters, Dianne Morgan and husband Tony, Denise Jarrard and husband Tom, son, G. Paul Pittard, Jr., six grandchildren, Josh Morgan, William Thomas Jarrard, III (Trey), Julie McKinzey, Gordon Paul Pittard, III (Chip), Matthew Pittard, Jacob Pittard, great grandchildren, Miles McKinzey and Brooklyn McKinzey, sister, Gladys Kennedy Meredith and brother, Bill Pittard. Rev Pittard was born and raised in Stone Mountain, GA he Pastored County Line Baptist Church, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Old Field Baptist Church, Memorial Drive Baptist Church, Corinth Baptist Church and Shady Grove Baptist Church. He received an honorary Doctorate degree and touched many lives and generations during his ministry. He was a Godly Man of Integrity, a loving husband and father a precious grandfather and great grandfather. Funeral Services will be held Saturday August 9, 2014 at 2:30 pm at Memorial Lighthouse Baptist Church with the remains placed in state at 1:30 pm. Rev. Preston Moore, Rev. Tolbert Moore, Rev. Norris Nash and Rev. Don Richards officiating. Interment will follow at Melwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, August 8th from 2:00 until 4:00 pm and from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel.