Weatherford Democrat

November 9, 2013

Barbara J. “Bobbie” Pitman

Weatherford Democrat

— ABILENE – Barbara J. “Bobbie” Pitman, 72, died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at her residence in Abilene.

No services are scheduled. Her ashes will be transported to Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery to be placed with her husband’s ashes. Arrangements are under the direction of The Hamil Family Funeral Home, 6449 Buffalo Gap Road, in Abilene.

Born Sept. 25, 1941, in Vernal, Utah, Bobbie was the daughter of Molly (Clements) and Charles Hossack. After her marriage to Lowell “Bud” Pitman, the couple was stationed at various places during his 20-year career in the U.S. Air Force. After his retirement from the Air Force, they lived in Weatherford from 1974 until his death in October 2008. Bobbie moved from Weatherford to Abilene in 2011 to be near her daughter.

Bobbie was a devoted mother, wife, grandmother, and homemaker. Her help for others had no end. Bobbie was a lifelong Republican and conservative.            

Survivors include her daughter, Billie Walker and husband, Roy, of Abilene; two sons, Ben Pitman and wife, Angie, of New Hampshire, and Bud Pitman and wife, Susan, of Wylie; sister, Bonnie Aldridge, of Weatherford; and four grandchildren, Alexandra Pitman, Shelby Walker, Shannon Walker and Hailey Pitman.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Wounded Warrior Project-Donate at

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Hamil Family Funeral Home