John Adams Pettit

John Pettit

Age 85, Luray, Va.

John Adam Pettit, 85, of Luray, died on Sunday, Aug, 29, 2021, at Page Memorial Hospital.

He was born on Dec. 6, 1935, in Stanley and was a son of the late George Nixon Pettit and Julia Esther Gray Pettit.

Mr. Pettit was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of St. George’s Episcopal Church in Pine Grove.

On June 4, 1955, he married Barbara Jean McClary Pettit, who survives.

Surviving in addition to his wife are a son, Gary Pettit of Luray; a brother, Homer Pettit of Fisherville; two sisters, Esther Prince of Stanley, and Janet Zatt of Cleveland, Ohio; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by two daughters, Kimberly Seeley and Vicky Pettit; five sisters, Nellie Reggettz, Ethel Pettit, Anna Alger, Edith Barre and Ruth Johnson; and four brothers, George, Oscar, Ray and Millard Pettit.

Services are planned for a later date.

Arrangements are being handled by the Bradley Funeral Home in Luray, Va.

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  1. American Legion Post #22, Luray, expresses a deep sadness for the loss of its loyal member, John A. Pettit. Comrade John served his country well in the U.S. Army, and as a member of our Post. Our most sincere sympathies to his wife, Barbara, and other surviving family members. John will be dearly missed.

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