The couple were married on July 29, 1966 in Mitchell County, NC.
Mr. Pittman retired from Amerace Corp. after 38 years of employment.
Mrs. Pittman is the former Linda Johnson. She is a retired lab analyst from Tennessee Eastman Chemical after 30 years.
The couple have two children: Teresa Renee Adams and Gary Dewayne; and is blessed with 3 grandchildren: Porsha Brooke White and husband Daniel, James Adams, and wife Ashley, and Tyler Pittman and girlfriend Angel; four great grandchildren: Cameron Simpson, Madison, Natalie White, and Kobe Pittman.
"Seems like only yesterday we meet. We were so young, but now looking back, what all we are blessed with. To my husband, the man of my dreams, and my best friend, You still amaze me more every day. When God gave you to me, he gave me the very best. Your unconditional love has made me the woman I am today. I love you, Linda"