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Robert "Bobby" Petty

October 18, 1935 ~ January 20, 2022 (age 86)

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Robert “Bobby” F. Petty, 86, of Sale Creek, TN went home to be with his Lord and Savior on January 20, 2022. Bobby proudly served his country in the United States Army, serving as a Military Police Officer. He was a very avid hunter. In his younger days, Bobby had a passion for drag racing. He was very successful and proud of his many trophies. Bobby loved being outdoors, and was a very devoted Tennessee Vols fan. There were times that Bobby would be accompanied by one of his many “sidekicks” (Mitzi, Babydog, Joe and Tiny). He was very compassionate, loved his family and spending time with them. Bobby had a heart for helping others, always extended a helping hand.



He was preceded by his parents, William “Bill” (Annie Mae) Petty; brothers, James Petty and Dub Petty; sisters, Juanita Hall and Betty Jo Hatcher; grandchildren, Angel Marie Slater and Matthew Ryan Griffith.


He is survived by wife of 65 years, Beulah “Ruth” Petty; children, Nina Sue (Donny) Griffith, Barry (Amanda) Petty, and Angela Petty; siblings, Billy (Charlotte) Petty, Paul (Carolyn) Petty, and Donny (Ann) Petty; 8 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and extended family.



Visitation will be Tuesday, January 25, 2022 from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Services will be on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 11:00 A.M at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home with Rev. James Barker officiating. Interment will follow at 12:30 P.M. Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at Lakewood East.


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Arrangements are by Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy Daisy, TN 37379.

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January 25, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Williamson & Sons Funeral Home
8852 Dayton Pike
Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379

Funeral Service
January 26, 2022

11:00 AM
Williamson & Sons Funeral Home
8852 Dayton Pike
Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379

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