Ronal F. Petty, 52, of Dearborn Heights, Mich., died Sunday, July 28, 2002, in Wayne, Mich.
He was born Aug. 31, 1949, in Piggott, the son of Ruby Ort Petty and the late Charles Petty. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army. He worked as a utility man for General Motors.
He is survived by his mother, Ruby, of Dearborn Heights; one son, Ryan Petty of Indianapolis, Ind.; one daughter, Heather Petty, of Indianapolis; two sisters, Barbara Gibson of Dearborn Heights and Joyce Labadie of Wayne, Mich.; three aunts, Vickie Smith and Francis Williams both of Piggott; and Kathryn Turnbough of Fenton, Mo.; one uncle, Fred ort of Piggott; one nephew, three nieces; one great-nephew; and a host of other friends and relatives.
Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, at Irby Chapel in Piggott. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, at the Irby Funeral Home Chapel with Kevin Murray officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery in Greenway.