Leon Pettit was born January 11, 1952 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, the son of Houston Pettit and Martha Sue (Beaver) Pettit. He was married to Judy Noel on November 2, 1982 in Vian, Oklahoma. Mr. Pettit passed this life on March 15, 2017 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas at the age of 65.
He leaves to mourn his passing:
wife: Judy of the home
3 daughters: Monica Fontanez of Vian, OK, Kendra Taylor of Marble City, OK, and Jamie Castillo of Marble City, OK
2 sons: Joshua Pettit of the home and Brent Copeland of Vian, OK
11 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren
2 sisters and 1 brother in law: Dorothy and Wayne Bolin of Bunch, OK and Susie Teehee of Sallisaw, OK
5 brothers and 3 sisters in law: Bob and Tammy Pettit of Bunch, OK, Tex and Donna Pettit of Bunch, OK,Watie Pettit of Bunch, OK,
Jimmy Pettit of Bunch, OK and Billy and Ella Pettit of Stilwell, OK
several nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and friends
He was preceded in death by his parents, Houtston and Martha Pettit; twin brother, Leo Pettit; and 3 brothers, Johnny, George and an infant
Funeral service is Monday, March 20, 2017 at 2 pm at Marble City School Gymnasium with burial at Marble City Cemetery.
Viewing is Friday 4 - 8 pm, Saturday 10 am - 8 pm and Sunday 2 - 8 pm at Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw.
Active Pallbearers are Kevin Pettit, Ray Pettit, Little Bob Pettit, Little Wolf Pettit, Houston Pettit, and Little Bear Pettit
Honorary Pallbearers are Running Bear Pettit, Waylon Pettit, Jerel Pettit, Marcus Pettit and Michael Pettit