CATAWBA -- Mr. Gerald "Don" Pettit, 69, passed away Thursday, October 2, 2008, at his home.
Funeral services will be 2:15 p.m. on Monday, October 6, 2008, at Greene Funeral Home Downtown Chapel, 355 E. White Street in Rock Hill, with Dr. Mickey Bolus officiating. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery in Fort Lawn, S.C.
A native of Fort Lawn, Mr. Pettit was the son of the late George Washington Pettit and the late Ola Johnston Pettit. Don was a member of Fort Lawn Baptist Church. He was retired from UPS as a parcel service driver and formerly worked with the Rock Hill Fire Department. Mr. Pettit was preceded in death by six brothers and three sisters.
Mr. Pettit is survived by his son, Larry Dean Pettit and wife, Jane, of Catawba; his daughter, Teresa Pettit Rivenbark and husband, Charles F. Rivenbark III, of Catawba; his grandchildren, Christopher Larry Pettit, Cynthia Leah Hawkins, Sara Hope Johnson, Alan David Pettit and Ashlynn Rene Hawkins; and his great-grandchildren, Adrianna Sophia Pettit and Virginia Leigh Bennett.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, October 6, 2008, at Greene Funeral Home Downtown Chapel.
Condolences may be made at www.greenefuneralhome.net.