Obituary for Patrick Wittmer of Pinehurst

Patrick Wittmer, 72, of Pinehurst, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 14, 2021.

He was born January 22, 1949 in Louisville, KY to the late Joseph and Christine Wittmer.  He attended Bishop David High School where he was a standout running back achieving All-State status. He went on to Eastern Kentucky University on a football scholarship. He started his career as an Industrial Engineer in Louisville and went on to become a corporate executive at ITT Grinnell in Rhode Island.  Upon moving his family to Pinehurst in 1986, Patrick became a licensed real estate broker, and general contractor, building custom and spec homes. He was the owner of Sandhills Development and Construction, Inc.  In the mid-90s his son, Joe, joined him in the business.

Patrick was an outstanding cook and loved preparing delicious meals for family and friends.  His specialty was pulled pork barbecue.  He was an avid sports fan and golfer.  He always enjoyed a competitive round of golf.

Patrick was a devoted Christian man and husband, father and grandfather. Spending time with his family brought him great joy and happiness. 

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Mary Jo Nevitt.

Patrick is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Rodneyann (Nonnie) Wittmer, his son, Joe Wittmer (Natalie), his daughter Melissa Wittmer Levak (Jeff), grandson, Zach Wittmer and granddaughter, Leah Wittmer. He is also survived by his sisters, Joanie Cox and Linda Allen, and his brother-in-law, Dean Nevitt, of Louisville, KY.

The family is being served by Boles Funeral Home in Pinehurst and will hold a celebration of life on Saturday, September, 18, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in memory of Patrick,  to Moore County Humane Society,

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Services entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Pinehurst.

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