Industry mourns former national sales manager at Star brite

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Jerry Pittman

Jerry Pittman former national sales manager at Star brite, died Tuesday. He was 77.

“Jerry was an integral part of building the company to what it is today,” Star brite president and founder Peter Dornau said in a statement. “He was dearly loved by his co-workers and the entire marine industry and will be missed.”

Pittman is survived by his wife, Peggy, and children Sondra Cockerell; Michael Pittman and his wife, Jackie; and Greg Pittman and his wife, Colleen. Pittman also leaves behind six grandchildren: Quintan Cockerell and his wife, Kristin; McKinsey Cavuoti and husband Whitney; Caroline Bohne and husband Trent; and Andrew Pittman, Cameron Pittman and Hannah Pittman. Pittman also has two great-grandchildren: Emma Cavuoti and Hollis Cavuoti.

In lieu of flowers the family asks for contributions in Pittman’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Research Foundation, 3152 Little Road, Suite 146, Trinity, FL 34655.

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