In Loving Memory of Herman 'Buddy' Bittinger
July 11, 1952 - July 30, 2020
Last updated 8/12/2020 at 2:21pm
Herman "Buddy" Bittinger, 68, a longtime resident of Fountain, Colorado, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loved ones on July 30, 2020.
Herman Lorraine Bittinger was born July 11, 1952, to parents Herman and Thelma (Guthrie) Bittinger in Garrett County, Maryland. Buddy enlisted in the United States Army and was stationed overseas in Germany, where he served his country for six years.
During his time in the Army, he was united in marriage to his wife Pamela Smith on June 6, 1972, in Kaiserslautern, Germany. The two moved back to the United States and made their home together in the Security/Fountain area. Herman and Pamela welcomed and raised three children together. Buddy worked for a number of years as a diesel technician and driver. In his free time, he enjoyed putting together model cars, racing and restoring older cars. He loved to bowl, fish and spend time with his grandkids.
Left to remember and cherish his memory are his wife of 48 years Pamela; his children Heather Piatt (Chuck), Tiffany Roe (Brian), and Chris Bittinger; his grandchildren Chandra Brown "Peanut" (Nick), Teá, & Kamden Feliciano, Jaide, Emily, Ethan & Joyce Bittinger, Noah & Charles Piatt II; his sisters Jeannie, Tina Robinette (Rich) & Robyn Bittinger; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents Herman and Thelma; his step-mother Louise; and his siblings, Mary, Donna and Patricia.
Services will be held at The Pikes Peak National Cemetery on Sept. 17, 2020, at 2 p.m.