Memorial service for John Patrick Petty, age 53, of Tyler, TX will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Tony McCoy officiating. Visitation will be held from 12 Noon to 1 P.M. on Tuesday. Mr. Petty passed away on February 22, 2018 at his home.
John Petty was born July 18, 1964, to Jakie Petty, Sr. and Janice Parker Petty in Sulphur Springs. John was a mechanic and attended Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler.
He is survived by his mother, Janice Petty of Sulphur Springs; brothers, Jakie Petty, Jr. and wife, Kat, of Petal, Miss., Keith Maddox and wife, Toni of Sulphur Springs, and Michael Petty and wife, Kara of Dallas; sisters, Rhonda Tate, Vicki Newsom and husband, Jack, and Lesley Ann Owens and fiancé Chuck Grant, all of Sulphur Springs; nieces, Brooke Newsom Howard, Bailee Petty, Emily Petty, Kaitlin Maddox and Addey Ann Owens; and nephews, Michael Ray Petty, Joshua Morris, Cole Newsom, Cade Newsom, Garrett Lockhart, Mark Maddox and Peyton Howard.
John was preceded in death by his father.
The family requests memorials to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA. 22202
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.