James R. Petty III, 66, EvansvilleNovember 14, 2013
James R. Petty III, D.D., 66, Evansville, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, in University of Louisville Hospital.
He was born in Terre Haute on Sept. 22, 1947, to James R. Jr. and Elizabeth Ann (Gilmour) Petty. He married Emma L. Matthews on Dec. 24, 1966.
Surviving are his wife, Emma Petty; daughter Sonya Stanifer and husband Donnie of Jasonville; son James “Rob” Petty and wife Joanie of Santa Claus; brother Joe Petty and wife Marty of Terre Haute; six grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
Dr. Petty was a minister for 43 years, including at Huntingburg. He was a member of Crossroads Christian Church in Evansville. He served with charitable organizations including Open Arms Christian Ministries, Lions Club, Richland Volunteer Fire Department and Ministerial Alliance and as a dean at Camp Illiana. He was a registrar for Master’s International School of Divinity for the past six years.
His hobbies were golfing and other sports.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Linton First Christian Church, 9878 W. State Road 54. Rod Hoschouer, Archie Elliott, Randy Allison and Stan Hoffman will officiate. Interment will be at 3 p.m. in Bethesda Cemetery in West Terre Haute.
Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads Christian Church Choir.
Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be shared at www.andersonpoindexter.com.
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