Cecil  Petty
Cecil Ira Petty arrived at his heavenly home on Sept. 19, 2019, at his home.
He was born May 29, 1933, in Epsom, Indiana, to Ernest and Ines (Chestnut) Petty. He attended Glendale and Montgomery High School, graduating in 1952. He served as a sergeant in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He wed his childhood sweetheart Joyce (Wallace) Petty on Sept. 10, 1952, and she survives.
Cecil was a devout Christian and a member of the Bethany Church, where he served as a deacon, Sunday Schools Superintendent and treasurer for several years. He also worked as branch manager for Farm Bureau Co-op, Montgomery Grain and Feed, Big Blue and Orscheln. Cecil was also an avid IU basketball fan.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce Petty; son Frank Petty and his wife Cynthia of Elnora; and daughter Brenda Corrie and her husband Larry of Washington. Cecil was blessed with three grandchildren, Ryan Petty and his wife Lori of Orleans, Rachel Blythe of Washington, and Sara Carley and her husband Shane of Carpentaria, California; and six great-grandchildren, Braeden, Reec, and Kellen Petty, Garth Perkins, Hunter Parks and Margot Carley. Two sisters, Carolyn Whitehouse and her husband Frank of Petersburg, and Anna Lou Chapman and her husband Terry of Washington also survive, along with many nephews and nieces. Cecil is preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Dale, Alvin, Lester and Robert Petty.
Friends may visit with Cecil's family from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, at Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home, 2020 State Street. Cecil's funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home, with Pastors Tom Watson and Jason Denton officiating. Cecil will be laid to rest in Bethany Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Heart to Heart Hospice, 415 E. Sixth St., Jasper, IN 47546. Online memories may be shared with Cecil's family and friends at www.goodwinsieversfh.com. Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home is honored to assist the Petty family with arrangements.
Published on September 20, 2019


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Judy & Kenny Hedrick
Sep 24, 2019
We are so sorry for your loss..
God Bless you & your family
If you need to talk just give me a call
I didnt know your family started in Epson?
That is where my Dad & his family were born & raised..I believe they had a small grocery store their. Sending lots of prayers๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™
Nic Corrie
Sep 21, 2019
Medium Dish Garden was purchased for the family of Cecil Petty by Nic Corrie.ย  Send flowers