Richard D "Dick" Pettit

Born: Thu., Jul. 18, 1940
Died: Sun., Jul. 29, 2012


Gathering of Family and Friends

7:00 PM Fri., Aug. 03, 2012


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Richard D."Dick"  Pettit, 72, of Shelbyville, died at his residence on Sunday, July 29, 2012.  He was the son of Thaddeus F. Pettit and Mary Elizabeth (Baker) Pettit.  He married Carol D Parker and she preceded him in death.

Survivors include sons, Shannon D Pettit of Hampton, VA and Shawn R. Pettit of Shelbyville.  Other survivors include his sisters, Mary Ann Barton of Shelbyille, and brother, Tony Pettit of Shelbyville.  He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, sisters, Patricia Jones and Vicki Lynn Larew and brother Thad Pettit, Jr.

Richard enjoyed playing guitar.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, 136 E. Washington St., Shelbyville, IN 46176.

A causual gathering will be held at the Knights of Columbus, 413 E. South Street, on Friday, August 3rd from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. to celebrate Richard's life.  Inurnment will be at Miller Cemetery.

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Ruth Wright
   Posted Wed August 01, 2012
So sorry to hear of Dick''s passing. He was very special to me. My thoughts and prayers are with each and every one of the family.

Carole Hood
   Posted Wed August 01, 2012
So sorry to hear of Dicks passing. He was a very special man. We all loved him, and he will be greatly missed. Prayers to the family, and God bless.
Carole Hood

jamie hauk
   Posted Thu August 02, 2012
i am so sorry to hear of the passing of Dick. we had many great times at the shelbyville moose lodge.

Richard Jones
   Posted Thu August 02, 2012
One of my favorite Uncles, Loved to hear him sing and pick, proud to be named after him. love ya Uncle Dick.

kim jones (house)
   Posted Fri August 03, 2012
RI P uncle dick

Steve and Linda (Greene) Beatty and Sons
   Posted Fri August 03, 2012
Our deepest sympathy to the family. We will always have fond memories of playing some awesome music with him. Rest in Peace Dick.

Cyndi (West) Favreau
   Posted Fri August 03, 2012
Shannon, Sending my sympathy on your father''s passing. Hope you are well otherwise.

Sherri Walton (Dennison)
   Posted Sun August 05, 2012
Shannon and Shawn, I am so sorry for your loss. I''m sending my thoughts, prayers and love to you both!

Judy Buster
   Posted Mon August 06, 2012
my thoughts and prayers for the family.. Dick was a very special person and I have known him for many years.. He will be missed..

Crystal Prather
   Posted Sat April 06, 2013
So sorry to hear of your Dad passing Shawn and Shannon. My thoughts are with you both.

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