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George H. Pitt, Jr.


Sunrise: April 1, 1943

Sunset: July 24, 2019

George H. Pitt Jr. was born April 1, 1943 in Portsmouth, VA and on July 24, 2019, he left to be with the Lord, his Heavenly Father.  He was the son of the late George Pitt Sr. and the late Bettie Brown. He attended I.C. Norcom High School and proudly received his GED.  He was a dedicated Supervisor at General Foam Plastics for over 30 years. He was a member of Third Baptist Church in Portsmouth, Va. He was an avid football fan and loved the New York Giants with passion.  He enjoyed watching all movies starring Sean Connery as well as titles such as, the Ten Commandments, Ben Hur, and The Robe.  George had a penchant for all genres of music such as Gospel, Jazz, R & B, and Country.  His taste varied from Dolly Parton and Donna Summer to the Mississippi Mass Choir.  He wanted nothing less than  for his children and grandchildren to have peace and joy in life  through Christ and  to live out their God-given purpose.

George was preceded in death by his parents and son Charlton “Charlie” Pitt (mother Catherine).

He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife Benita Pitt, sisters, Doris McNeil (Roy), Della Sandra Brown Lewis (John Donnelly); children: David Broughton, Sean Pitt, Scott and Todd Pitt (mother Edna), Belisha Henderson (Marcus), Brittney Pitt, grandchildren: Sean Anthony Pitt, Ebony Gaskin, Kendra Wilson, Shari Simmons, Tiffany Simmons, Shanta Barnes, Shadae  Barnes, LaKeisha Harrison, Dre’quan Edwards, Zsadiah Henderson, Zsamaj Henderson, Zsair Henderson, Zsari Henderson, Zsamauri, Zsaylyn Washington, great-grandchildren: Kingston Hall, Justin Godwin, Skylar Godwin, Jayla Gaskins,  Mariah Gaskins,  Chasity Gaskins , Khalil Gaskins,  London Gaskins, Lyric Gaskins, Tamra Gaskins, Kameron Campbell, Jordan Taylor, Kross Boone, and Keasia Waits, nephews: Craig Langaster, Chris Langaster, Joseph Lewis, and niece: Danitra Lewis, great nephew: Justin Riddick, cousin Sylvia Whitehead, Mama Lou, best buddy Bubba, and a host of caring in-laws, cousins, nephews, nieces, and friends.

Viewing Thursday, August 1, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Friday, August 2, 2019 12 Noon Third Baptist Church 461 Godwin Street Portsmouth, VA 23704 Interment Greenlawn Memorial Gardens 3920 Airline Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23321

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