John Pitner
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Tuesday
21
May

Visitation

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center
8911 Dallas Hollow Road
Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee, United States
(423) 843-2525
Tuesday
21
May

Funeral Service

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center Chapel
8911 Dallas Hollow Road
Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee, United States
(423) 843-2525

Interment

Chattanooga National Cemetery
1200 Bailey Ave.
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States

Obituary of John "Russell" Pitner

Major John Russell Pitner III, USAF retired, died on May 18, 2019.

Russell graduated from Baylor School, University of Chattanooga, and University of Central Michigan.

 

He proudly served in the US Air Force as a munitions officer (Bombs & Bullets).

 

After retiring from the Air Force, he worked for Hamilton County Parks & Recreation, Raytheon, UXB International, and Teledyne Brown Engineering.

 

He was active with the Volunteer Masonic Lodge.

 

Russell is survived by his wife, Carol; daughters, Christi (Rob) Brisbane of Stafford, VA, Tiffany, and Katrina Pitner of Hixson.

 

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Tuesday, May 21, 2019 in the funeral home chapel followed by interment in National Cemetery with Rev. Mike Roberts officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm at the funeral home.

 

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Operation Freedom Dogs, PO Box 31, Flintstone, GA 30725, 865-773-9515.

 

Arrangements are by Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 8911 Dallas Hollow Road, Soddy-Daisy (423) 843-2525

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