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Marcus Lafayette Pittman Jr.

Marcus Lafayette Pittman Jr. age 47 of Jonesboro, GA, passed away on May 5, 2013. He was predeceased by his mother Marilyn Bawanna Walker McWilliams, Father Marcus L. Pittman Sr. and sibling Heidi Martitia Bragg Burnes. He is survived by his wife, Lisa Pittman. Close relatives are: Caroline Pittman of Aspen Colo.; Joe (Audrey) Lassiter of Columbia S.C.; Candice Haynie of Power Springs; Michelle Easterwood of Brookwood Ala.; Yvonne Tallant of Woodland Ala.; Jamie Carver of Cartersville. He was class of 1983 at Jonesboro High School and graduated from the Clayton County Police Academy. He began his 25 years of service with Clayton County starting with City of Forest Park, then Clayton County, to Detective, to his final position as Deputy Chief Investigator with the Clayton County Solicitor General’s Office. His passions/hobbies included teaching at the Police Academy, his hand writing analysis, traveling to Siesta Key Fla., his love for his four-legged children: Mich, Stoli, and Chopper, all genres of music , and enjoying his piece of heaven by his pool that became know as “The Resort.” He was blessed to have been loved and respected by so many dear friends. Funeral services will be held Monday May 13, at 2 p.m. at Harvest Baptist Tabernacle. Dr. David Maddox will officiate. Interment will be at Sherwood Memorial Park. Family will receive friends Sunday May 12, from 3 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to Christian City, 7300 Lester Rd. Union City, GA 30291, 770-964-3301 or The Lou Gehrig’s disease, 1955 Cliff Valley Way Suite 116 Atlanta, GA 30329, 404-636-9909. Ford- Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro, GA 770-210-2700.