Somerset, KY Obituaries. Preserving Their Memory.

Carlos “Carlie” Lee Pitman

Friday, April 9, 2021 at 1:00 P.M.

Carlos “Carlie” Lee Pitman, age 75, of Somerset, Ky, joined the love of his life, Barbara in eternity on Monday, April 5, 2021 at Hospice of Lake Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center. Carlos was born on March 26, 1946, the loving son of the late Everette and Ruth (Taylor) Pitman. His loving family was by his bedside when he departed this life. Carlos was of the Christian faith, he was a prayerful man and had such a very grateful heart. He was always saying thank you to everyone that helped him, and he showed kindness to everyone. He enjoyed watching Church services on TV, listening to praise and worship music with his daughter, Ruth every afternoon. He shared so many special moments with his family. He cherished the time God have him on this earth. While his caregivers, his daughter and son-in-law worked, he spent time with his grandson Kaven, his best friend, they loved watching western movies and talking about Carlos’s childhood. Kaven loved taking care of his “Pa”. He also looked forward to his granddaughter coming and spending the night with him, they would eat snacks, watch TV and talk to the early hours of morning. He called her his little “coffee maker”. Carlos never met a stranger, he was kind to everyone. He would go out of his way to help anyone in need. His kindness and love for people will never be forgotten. He was the heart of his family and loved by so many. He had a special bond with his son-in-law, “Nate”. They would sit and listen to old records together, he slept in a chair beside Carlos’s bed so he could be there if he needed him. He took him to every doctor’s appointment and spent many hours by his bedside in the hospital. Carlos always let Nate know much he appreciated him. He loved his “boys”, Terry and Craig, and would spend hours with them talking about all their hunting, fishing, exploring trips and adventures, he loved having all his children at home with him, they all share a very special bond and happy memories together. Carlos never failed to let his family and friends know how much he loved them. Everyone had a special place in his big beautiful heart. He had a very close relationship with his sisters, Janice “Jenny” and Ed Barrett and Wilma Loveless. No matter how sick he was or how much pain he was in, spending time with them always made him feel better. They showered their brother with love, and was there for him when he needed them the most. They were by his bedside when he departed this life. Carlos loved all his brothers and sisters very much. The stories he loved to share with everyone of his siblings, showed the loved he had for them. Carlos was known as “Pa” or “Daddy Carlie”, everyone of the Hospice nurses came to love him and called him “Pa Carlie” and loved each of them. Carlos had 3 biological children, but he was also called “Daddy Carlie” by his nieces, Tia Wilson, Nikki Wilson Ramos, Seayara Palmer, and a nephew, Davidde Wilson. He loved all of his nieces and nephews, to him they were his children. His niece, Misty Pitman and nephew, James Pitman adored their uncle Carlie and was by his bedside when he took his last breath to go join their Daddy, his brother, “Euby” in heaven. Carlos was blessed with a full life of family and friends, who will cherish every memory they have of him. Preceding him in eternity are his parents, Everette and Ruth “Taylor” Pitman, his wife, Barbara (Loveless) Pitman, his brothers, Larry Dale Pitman, Delmar “Euby” Eugene Pitman, Denzil “Bummy” Lee Pitman, his sister, Beverly (Pitman) Dykes, his 2 sister-in-laws, Pricella “Sheryl” Pitman and Nancy Loveless, brother-in-laws, Lonnie Loveless and George Loveless. A special nephew that was like his son, Steven “Stevie” Loveless.  He is survived by his children, Terry Dewayne Pitman, Ruth Marie and Nathan Donnie Smith, Cray Dewayne Pitman, all of Somerset, Ky. A special nephew, he called his son, Davidde and (Shali) Wilson of Somerset, 1 brother, Gary and (Kaye) Pitman, 2 sisters, Janice “Jenny” and special brother-in-law, Ed Barrett of Russell Springs, Ky and Wilma (Pitman) Loveless of Somerset, Ky, 1 great-grandchild, Karsen K. Chandler, 6 great-grandchildren, NaKeysha “Keysha” Faith and (Bailie) Smith, Kaven Nathan Smith, Christen Pitman, Dylan Pitman, Breanna Pitman and Brandon Pitman, Dylan Pitman, 2 brother-in-laws, Ed Barrett of Russell Springs and Ronnie Dykes of Somerset, 2 sister-in-laws, Glenda (Hood) Pitman, Kaye Pitman both of Somerset, Ky, close family friends for over 33 years, Betty Smith and Stacey Smith all of Somerset, Ky, many special nieces and nephews and a special thank you to his brother, Gary Pitman and (Kaye Pitman) and his son Davidde (Shali) Wilson for their generosity. Visitation will be held Friday, April 9, 2021 from 12 to 1 P.M.  in the Chapel of the Southern Oaks Funeral Home with a funeral service to begin at 1:00 P.M. with Bro. Danny Reynolds and Bro. Tim Caldwell officiating, burial will follow in Rock Lick Cemetery. Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Carlos “Carlie” Lee Pitman.

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