EUGENE RAY PETTIT
Eugene Ray Pettit, 61, of Summersville, WV passed
away on Saturday, March 23, 2019 in the Ruby Memorial
Hospital at Morgantown. Born June 12, 1957 in
Baltimore, MD, he was a son of the late Elbert Pettit and
Betty Boothe Pettit. He was also preceded in death by
his best friend, Johnny Smith.
He attended the Little Union Baptist Church at Calvin,
was a retired coal miner with 40 years of service with
several coal companies, was a coach for many youth
sports in Nicholas County, was an avid NCHS sports fan,
WVU Mountaineer fan, and was a huge family man who
supported his family through thick and thin.
Survivors include his wife, Ellie Pettit; five children,
Amanda (Anthony) Elswick of Dixie, Rusty (Bridget) Pettit
of Nettie, Linda (Joey) Loss of Federalsburg, MD; Wendy
Roberts of Summersville, and Greg (Cindy) Loss of
Summersville; three siblings, James (Carolyn) Pettit and
Shirley (Ron) Shadwick, all of Tunnel Hill, GA and Eric
(Sierra) McCormick of Knoxville, TN; twenty-one
grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and a host of
other family and friends.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. on
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 in the Little Union Baptist
Church at Calvin with Pastor Tyler Long officiating.
Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery at Glade
Friends may call at the White Funeral Home on
Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the
Samarians Purse Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes
c/o Little Union Baptist Church PO Box 9 Calvin, WV
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