Mickey (Mike) Petty
Mickey (Mike) Petty, 76, of Cassville, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and eight brothers and sisters.
He was born Aug. 15, 1941, last of 12 children born to Irah Lee and Eva Clovie (Kustanborter) Petty. He attended Chanute Schools in Chanute, Kan., and enlisted in the Army National Guard in 1959. He married Phyllis Ann Hutinett on Dec. 24, 1959, and they had four children, Tisha Martinson, Mike Petty, Tim Petty, and Kimberly Brightwell. He opened Cassville Carpet and Linoleum in 1986 and operated it through 1991. Survivors include: his wife, Phyllis; daughter, Tisha Martinson and her husband Mike of Cassville; son Mike Petty and his wife Lilly of Cassville; son Tim Petty and his wife Crystal of De Soto, Kan.; and daughter, Kimberly Brightwell and her late husband Jim of Cassville; three sisters, Juanita Chandler, Dessie Thompson, and Irene Brant; six grandchildren; and nine great- grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec, 9, at Cassville Senior Center, 1111 Fair Street in Cassville. Burial will be at Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter.
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