Obituary: Earl Royce Petty

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Earl Royce Petty, 86, of Tullahoma, died Sunday, July 4, 2010, in Life Care Center of Tullahoma.

Mr. Petty was a Marshall County native and son of the late William Oscar and Maggie Eldridge Petty. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was retired from ICP as an inspector and was a member of the Church of Christ.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Belle Sharp Petty in March 2010.

He is survived by one son, Terry Petty of Tullahoma; brother, William Newt Petty of Chapel Hill; two grandsons, Brett Petty of Tullahoma and Daniel Petty of Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Calif.; and one great-granddaughter, Christina Petty of Tullahoma.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 6, from the chapel of London Funeral Home with burial to follow in Lone Oak Cemetery.