August 24, 1927 - June 11, 2022
Halcomb Pittman, "Pee Wee", was born to the late Arzo Clyde Pittman, Sr., and Ida Virginia Boyles in Foxworth, MS, on August 24, 1927. He worked at several chemical plants on the Mississippi Gulf Coast until his retirement in 1989 from First Chemical Corporation. He lived most of his 94 years in Pascagoula, Ms. Halcomb married the love of his life, Golda Paralee Varnado, on August 27, 1946, in Gulfport, MS. Halcomb and Golda raised one daughter in a loving and nurturing environment. He was a true role model that exhibited kindness and love to all. Halcomb was a prankster at heart. He was always quick with a joke or a prank, often sending people away with a huge smile. He loved to travel. "Golda and I may not have gone first class, but we went," he would tell his grandchildren. Shopping for bargains and playing dominoes were his favorite pastime. He was an expert at both! Halcomb is survived by his daughter, Pamela Jane Pittman Gatchell, and son-in-law, Pat Gatchell; his grandchildren Parah Leigh Gatchell Fishburn(Chris), Patrick Ryan Gatchell (Jamie), Paul Dalton Gatchell (Micah); his great-grandchildren; Andrew Halcomb Gatchell, Charles Patrick Raniel Fishburn, William Patrick Gatchell, Samuel James Gatchell, Dalton David Gatchell, and Elizabeth Leigh Gatchell; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his wife, five brothers including his twin, three sisters, and his parents. Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at Holder-Wells Funeral Home, 4007 Main St., Moss Point, MS., from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. The funeral service begins at 12 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Michael Wilkinson officiating. The entombment will be at Jackson County Memorial Park in Pascagoula, MS. Serving as pallbearers; are Patrick Gatchell, Paul Gatchell, Randy Magee, Billy Pittman, Bobby Pittman, and Dewayne Terrell. Honorary pallbearers are Chris Fishburn, Tommy Terrell, Andrew Gatchel, Charlie Fishburn, William Gatchell, Samuel Gatchell, and Dalton Gatchell. Holder-Wells Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Halcomb Pittman, "Pee Wee", was born to the late Arzo Clyde Pittman, Sr., and Ida Virginia Boyles in Foxworth, MS, on August 24, 1927. He worked at several chemical plants on the Mississippi Gulf Coast until his retirement in 1989 from First... View Obituary & Service Information
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