Fred Joseph Pettit, Jr., born Feb. 23, 1942, formerly of Marietta, passed away in Carolinas Medical Center Main in Charlotte, N.C., on April 23, 2014. Graveside services were held on April 24, 2014 at the Lakeland Memorial Park, in Monroe, N.C.
He attended McConnelsville High School, and worked as a printing press operator In Marietta for 30 years. "Joe" was a member of the Norwood United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Marietta Civitan Club. He enjoyed his grandsons, birds, animals, and woodworking.
Joe is survived by his wife of 53 years, Kathryn Jane Shaw Pettit; his children, Angela Kay Pettit, JoAnna Pettit-Almasude (Amar), and Heather Michele Kerrigan (Jason); his grandsons, Julian Fredrick Pettit-Almasude and Josten Kerrigan; his sister, Shirley Ann Wilcox; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred Joseph Pettit, and Ethel Maude Harlow Pettit of Marietta.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Easter Seals, or the Washington County Humane Society.