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George Edward Pitt, Jr.

January 24, 1934 — September 18, 2023

George Edward "Ed" Pitt Jr, 89, of Marietta Ga, passed away on 9/18/2023.

Ed was born on Jan 24, 1934 to George Pitt, Sr. and Virginia Pitt in Atlanta, Ga. Ed received his GED and joined the U.S. Air Force in 1954, where he achieved a rank of Airman First Class as a Flight Mechanic. He later served in the Air Force Reserves. Ed also attended college at Florida State University.

After attending FSU he spent much of his career as a Gunsmith. He worked for various Gun stores in Atlanta through out his career finally making The Gun Room in Smyrna, GA, his home. From The Gun Room he worked for Lockheed Martin then onto Glock, Inc. where he retired as an Operations Manager.

In 1961, Ed married Jackie Miller. They had 2 children Cathy & Pat.
In 1975, Ed met Sally at Parents without Partners and went on to marry. They raised Sally's boys John and Allen.

After retiring, Ed enjoyed visiting his Friends, doing gun repairs, doing scrimshaw, and watching classic movies.
Ed was predeceased by his father George Edward Pitt, Sr., his mother Virginia Pitt, his son George Kilpatrick (Pat) Pitt, his great-grandson Jaxx Tiberius Sellers.

He is survived by his wife Sally Pitt, children Cathy Starr, John Rodi (Tiffany), Allen Rodi, 4 grandchildren Lauren Fountain (Hunter), Christopher Sellers, Brittany Rodi, Josh Rodi , 3 great grandchildren James Fountain, Tristen Fountain, and Wesley Fountain.

Services will be Held at West Cobb Funeral Home on Sat 9/23 at 12:00pm. Visitation will be from 10-12.
2480 Macland Rd, Marietta, GA 30064
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Visitation

Saturday, September 23, 2023

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

West Cobb Funeral Home and Crematory

2480 Macland Road, Marietta, GA 30064

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Memorial Service

Saturday, September 23, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

West Cobb Funeral Home and Crematory

2480 Macland Road, Marietta, GA 30064

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Committal

Saturday, September 23, 2023

Starts at 1:15 pm (Eastern time)

Cheatham Hill Memorial Park

1861 Dallas Highway, Marietta, GA 30064

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