WEST POINT – Gordon Stewart “Smokey” Pettit, 73, passed away on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, at his home in West Point. He was born Feb. 19, 1940, in Houston to Syble Iris Walters Pettit and Perry James Pettit.
He was a “B” fitter-welder for Babcock & Wilcox Company for 33 years. He was of the Methodist faith. He married Patsy Beatrice Merideth Pettit on June 18, 1961, in Walthall.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel in West Point with Bro. Johnny Cherry officiating. Burial will follow in Chickasaw Memorial Garden at Houston. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Patsy Merideth Pettit; one daughter, Syndy Pettit Andrews (Alan); one son, David Pettit (Lisa), all of West Point; five grandchildren, Merideth Doss (Tim), Jim Andrews, Anna Andrews, John Gordon Pettit and Madalynn Pettit; four great-grandchildren, Dylan Doss, Phillip Andrews, Olivia Andrews and Kayden Doss; two sisters, Margie Harden of West Point and Loudean Vaughn of Houston; and one brother, James Pettit (Martha) of Houston.
His brother, Charles Kenneth Pettit, preceded him in death.
Pallbearers will be Bill Johnstone, Brian Griggs, Johnny Hancock, James Allen Pettit, Bruce Vaughn and Keith Neely.
Visitation is from 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Calvert Funeral Home.
Friends may leave an online condolence at www.calvertfuneralhome.com.
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