Joseph "Joe" Dee Petty, age 62, of Dayton, Ohio passed away April 23, 2021. He was born September 2, 1958 in St. Louis, MO to Bernard Dee Petty and Annie Marie Harris Petty.
Joe graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1976. He attended Hillsboro’s Jefferson College and Missouri State University in Springfield, MO graduating in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science degree.
He served his country honorably in the U.S Air Force as a Staff Sgt. and a medic. After being injured in the service, Joe eventually went to work at Children’s Hospital in St. Louis in the lab department. He later was employed at IBM and CPDM in technology.
He is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Dawn Fay Petty, Darla May Petty and Diana Marie Roller.
He is survived by his brother, David (Marrisa) Petty of Dayton, Ohio; and sister, Debra Kay Petty of DeSoto, MO; 6 nieces and 3 nephews.
The Family received friends from 11:00 a.m. to Noon on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, MO.
Memorial services were held at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, May 29, 2021 with Pastor Alan Vest officiating. Music of "I'm Telling Jesus Hi" and "Amazing Grace" was played and sung by Pastor Alan Vest.
Inurnment was in the Moutray Cemetery, Steelville, MO with full military honors.
The Family was served by the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home.
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