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Michael Pettis

10/16/1943 - 09/19/2020

Obituary for Michael Pettis

Michael Eddie Pettis, 76, of Sedalia, MO passed away Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Fair View Nursing Home in Sedalia. He was born on October 16, 1943 in Sedalia, the son of Eddie Pettis and La Verne (Oversby) Pettis, who preceded him in death.

On March 1, 1963 in Sedalia, MO he was united in marriage to Stella Watring, who preceded him in death on July 3, 2020.

He joined the United States Army in the late 1950's and was discharged in the early 1960's. He worked for a telephone company in the 1970's and worked for his father building and remodeling homes in the 1980's. Michael had a great sense of humor and kept everyone laughing. He enjoyed shooting pool, working on old cars and trucks, but especially enjoyed spending time with friends and family.

Survivors include two sisters, Linda Jones of Auxvasse, MO and Kathy Parish of Cole Camp, MO; a nephew, Roger Pettis of Sedalia; a niece, Kristie Roberts of Warsaw; and three great nephews, Dillon, Sam, and Devon; and one great great nephew.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was a preceded in death by a daughter, Tammy Pettis.

A graveside memorial service and burial will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, October 16, 2020 at Memorial Park Cemetery with Richard Hargrave officiating.

Honorary bearers will be his great nephews, Dillon Pettis, Sam Pettis, and Devon Parish.

Arrangements are under the direction of Rea Funeral Chapel.



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01:00 PM
Memorial Park Cemetery
3306 Greenridge Rd
Sedalia, MO 65301
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