Funeral services for Steven Robert Pettit, 74, Pottersville, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 6, 2018 at the Ball Church of Christ, Dora, Missouri, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Pettit passed away at 11:45 a.m., Saturday, September 1, 2018 at his home.
He was born February 14, 1944 at West Plains, Missouri to Beryl Robert Pettit and Betty Exline Pettit. On November 22, 1968, he was married at Dora, Missouri to Carol Rieger. Mr. Pettit was a veteran having served with the United States Navy. He had been a lineman with Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative and was co-founder of Pettit Canoe Rentals. He loved hunting, fishing, and enjoyed the many hunting trips he made with his friends to Colorado and Caney Mountains. Mr. Pettit enjoyed being with his family. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Carol Pettit, of the family home; three children, Cherri Kelley and husband, Scott, Dora, Missouri, Craig Pettit and wife, Sheri, Dora, Missouri and Darrick Pettit, Pottersville, Missouri; three grandchildren, Monica Kelley, Abby Kelley and Jonathon Pettit; one brother, Pat Pettit and wife, Bev, Caulfield, Missouri; and one sister, Diane Hambelton and husband, Broya, Dora, Missouri.
His parents, Beryl and Betty Pettit and one brother, Mike Pettit, preceded him in death.
Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at the Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Ball Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ball Cemetery and left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.