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William L. Petty

October 24, 1942 January 28, 2019
William L. Petty
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Obituary for William L. Petty

William L. Petty age 76 of Orland, Indiana passed away unexpectedly Monday, January 28, 2019 at his home.
He was born October 24, 1942 in Valley City, Illinois son of the late William A. and Ruby (Couse) Petty.
Bill resided at Wall Lake in Orland for the past 28 years coming from Cassopolis, Michigan.
On July 6, 1960 he married Donna Day in Elkhart. She died February 15, 2013.
Bill retired from the Crosbie Foundry in Elkhart following 36 years of dedicated employment.
He was a member of the Helmer United Methodist Church, Elkhart Bass Masters and the Moose Lodge of Goshen. Bill had a true appreciation for the outdoors and was happiest when he was on the water fishing or in the woods hunting.
He is survived by his fiancée: Christal Buse of Orland; two sons: Cliff (Wendy) Petty of LaGrange and Bill (Brittany) Petty of Gaffney, South Carolina; two daughters: April (Mike) Bruce of Colon and Trina Maxwell of Angola; 12 grandchildren; 2 great granddaughters; two sisters: Aleta Illescas and Carol Neice both of Elkhart and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and granddaughter: Laylah Underwood.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Thursday at the Helmer United Methodist Church, 7530 S State Road 327, Helmer, IN 46747. Funeral services celebrating the life of William L. Petty will be held at 12:00 P.M. Thursday at the church. The Rev. Donna Holcomb will officiate. A continued time of fellowship and the sharing of a meal will immediately follow the service. A graveside service and burial will take place at 2:00 P.M. Friday at Greenlawn Cemetery on Orland.
The Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331 is entrusted with the arrangements.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Bill’s memory consider the Helmer United Methodist Church.
The obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhomes.com where personal messages of support may be left for the family.


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Visitation

Thursday

31

Jan

10:00 AM 1/31/2019 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 1/31/2019 12:00:00 PM
Helmer United Methodist Church

7530 S State Road 327
Hudson, Indiana 46747

Helmer United Methodist Church
7530 S State Road 327 Hudson 46747 Indiana
United States

Service

Thursday

31

Jan

12:00 PM 1/31/2019 12:00:00 PM
Helmer United Methodist Church

7530 S State Road 327
Hudson, Indiana 46747

Helmer United Methodist Church
7530 S State Road 327 Hudson 46747 Indiana
United States

Graveside

Friday

1

Feb

2:00 PM 2/1/2019 2:00:00 PM
Greenlawn Cemetery

State Road 120
Orland, Indiana 46989

Greenlawn Cemetery
State Road 120 Orland 46989 Indiana
United States

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Greenlawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

State Road 120
Orland, Indiana 46989

State Road 120 Orland 46989 Indiana
United States
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