Kenneth Pittman was born to Floyd Owens and Althea Bea Pittman on September 11, 1954 in Caruthersville, Missouri.
Kenneth attended Washington Elementary School and Caruthersville Middle School and High School through the ninth grade. He and his twin brother Kendall (Bird) the dynamic duo couldn’t be still long enough to finish.
He was a Jack of all trades. He did plumbing, hung sheetrock, ran gas lines and just about anything you needed he would find a way to do it. He was also called Mr. Fix It.
Kenneth loved hunting and fishing with fishing being number one. He and the twins would go fishing when they were about five years old. He also taught them how to drive, work and clean and skin different kinds of animals at a young age.
He loved children and that was one thing that made him so unique. All of his grandchildren loved him especially the little ones. The little ones would open the den door and peep in at him and close the door.
Kenneth passed away on May 18, 2020 at his resident of natural causes. He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Althea Owens, his maternal grandparents, Joe and Willie B. Pittman, his paternal grandparents, Major Owens and Louise Russ, one brother, Kendall Pittman, two sisters, Cordie Johnson and Shirley Pittman, daughter, Vanita Jones, aunts , Ernestine Pittman and Myrtle Rhinehart , one uncle, James Russ.
He leaves to cherish his memory: his wife of thirty-six years, but almost 40 Flora Pittman, his children, Gerald Jimerson, Kenitha Pittman, Kenneth and Kendall Pittman, step son, Bobby (Latosha) Taylor, brothers and sisters, Gale (Gus) Townes, Larry Anderson, Sandra (Marcus) Wright, Claude (Michelle) Pittman, Gloria Pittman and Cedric Foreman, his aunt, Jessie Shepherd, his mother and father- in- law, Willie and Willie Mae Taylor, brothers and sisters-in-laws, Benny Bell, Kathy (Phillip) Morgan, Willie Taylor, Jr., Terry Taylor, Carol (Rodney) Williams, Michael Bailey, Cortez Taylor, two brothers from another mother (Best Friends) Randy Agnew and Ronald Shaw and a host of cousins and associates.