Lee William Pitman went home to be with the Lord Saturday, September 9th. Born in Los Angeles, April 29, 1944, to Hugh and Ruth Pitman, Lee served the City of Los Angeles as a civil engineer for 35 years before retiring in 2001. He will forever be remembered as a loving and giving husband, father and friend. He is survived by Laura, his wife of 25 years; two children Andrew and Natalie; and his sister, Lois Brown. A service celebrating Lee's life on earth and eternally in heaven will be held 7:00 P.M. Friday, September 15, at Pacific View Baptist Church, 4345 Emerald St., Torrance, California. Instead of flowers, memorials may be given to Pacific View for the Christian and public education of children and youth, causes close to Lee's Heart.

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  1. I had the privilege of working with your husband/father/brother during my tenure with Councilman Gibson and Councilwoman Flores. Lee was always so helpful when I was trying to help a citizen through the City’s bureaucracy. He was fun to be around, always had a way of making the day brighter. Thank you for sharing him with me.

  2. September 13, 2006 To the dear Pitman family: I have known you since we opened Richardson Middle School and Andrew was in my 6th grade class. I remember the first time I met Lee I felt a bit intimidated by his size & stature when he had a question about something I had taught. I soon learned that he was a big, loveable teddy bear underneath. Over the years I have observed the wonders of love that can exist within a family. Lee was the core and heart of the family and although he will be greatly missed, he will never be forgotten. His spirit lives on, not only within Laura, Andrew & Natalie, but within the hearts of all who knew him at Richardson Middle School. Gail Nowak (Torrance, CA )

  3. Lee Pitman was a good friend and companion for the 47 years that I knew him. Amongst our many and varied travels together, I will always remember him in Yosemite. It is fitting for him to rest in the Lord.

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