Shawn Allen Pitts of Cook Station, MO was born on Thursday, October 13, 1983 in Rolla, MO to Allen Lee Pitts and Linda Fay Buettner Pitts. He passed away at his home on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at the age of 36 years, 7 months and 6 days.
Shawn attended St. James School where he played football and Waynesville School where he went to state for wrestling. He later attended and graduated from Steelville High School. He attended Rolla Vo Tech for masonry. His main career was being a hunting guide at the Game Ranch in Cook Station. Shawn loved to hunt, fish and ride four wheelers. He loved life, was compassionate and very polite. Most of all Shawn loved his family, especially his sons.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents James and Doretta (Booker) Pitts and Larry Buettner, Sr.; aunts Rebecca Buettner and Karen Knight; brother-in-law Nick Furr.
Shawn is survived by his parents Allen and Linda Pitts of Cook Station, MO; sons Dillon Pitts of Sullivan, MO, Aiden Pitts of St. Louis, MO, Cameron and Carson Pitts both of Cook Station, MO; sister Amber Furr of Jefferson City, MO; grandmother Mary Buettner of Cuba, MO; uncles Tim Pitts (Mary Marty), Monty (Brenda) Pitts, Justin Pitts (Jessica Bocardo) all of Cook Station, MO, Brad (Teresa) Pitts of Kennett, MO, Jason (Chrissy) Pitts and Larry Jr. (Rev. Darla) Buettner both of Steelville, MO; great aunts and uncles, cousins and many friends.
Visitation was from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, MO. Funeral Service was at 2:00 PM on Sunday, May 24, 2020 at Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, MO with Rev. Darla Buettner officiating. The family chose cremation to follow. Memorials were suggested to Schizophrenia Research. https://donate.bbrfoundation.org/civicrm/contribute/transact?reset=1&id=1
Arrangements under the care of Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, MO.
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