Floyd Arthur Pitman, 82, a lifelong Skagit Valley resident, passed away peacefully at his home on November 15, 2018 following a brief illness surrounded by his family.
He was born on April 21, 1936 in Hamilton, WA, one of seven children of Heber and Elizabeth (Galbreath) Pitman. He attended high school in Sedro-Woolley.
Floyd worked as a commercial carpenter for Newland Construction for 45 years as a Superintendent, retiring in 1997.
He was married to Peggy Land in 1958 and they were married for 45 until their separation in 2003. From that union his sons, Joseph Heber Pitman and Jeffrey Scott Pitman were born.
Floyd was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing and his bountiful garden.
Floyd is survived by his sons and their spouses, Joseph & Teresa Pitman and Jeffrey & Heather Pitman; brother, Richard ‘Dick’ Pitman; sister, June Browning; grandchildren, Jessie, Orin, Jacob & Lacey Pitman; great-grandchildren, Lorenzo & Miette Rosenstein and Waylon Pitman as well as numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Heber & Elizabeth; partner, Betty Eaton; brothers, George & Chancey Pitman and sisters, Betty Jean Prather and Colleen Straight.
A Celebration of Life gathering will be held in the spring of 2019. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Northwest or a charity of your choice. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Lemley Chapel, Sedro-Woolley.