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Gary Lynn Pitts

of Little Rock, AR, 1939 - 2019

Gary Lynn Pitts, age 80, of Little Rock, Arkansas passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019. He was born on May 21, 1939 in Booneville, Mississippi to his late parents Robert Carter Pitts and Opal Kathleen Fraser. Gary was a member of Geyer Springs Baptist Church for 41 years where he served as a Deacon. Gary's love for the Lord was evident through the many ministries he served at the church. He helped with hurricane disaster relief and was retired from the United States Army after 42 years of service. Gary was a loving husband, father, papaw and friend.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Elaine Pitts; three children, Mike Pitts (Rita) of Little Rock, AR, Karen Ballard (Daryl) of Shreveport, La. and Kim Reese (Doug) of Bryant, Ark.; two brothers, Terry and Bobby Pitts; 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at Roller-Drummond funeral home, 10900 I-30, Little Rock, Ark. (501) 455-5800. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, September 6, 2019 at Geyer Springs Baptist Church with Pastor Dave Hughey officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hills Memorial Park with United States Army Military Honors. To sign the online guest book, please visit,

Published September 4, 2019

Roller-Drummond / Southwest
10900 Interstate 30, Little Rock, AR
Phone: 501-455-5800