Jackson “Jack” Willard Pettitt, 75, of Spring Hill, KS, passed away Feb. 7, 2011 at Kansas City Hospice House.
Jack was born July 7, 1935 in Charity, MO to Willard Delmar and Lela (George) Pettitt. He graduated from Elkland, MO High School. Jack married Mona Jameson on June 2, 1956 in Marshfield, MO. They lived in Kansas City, Olathe and Gardner, and have been in Spring Hill for 48 years. He worked for Delco Battery for 41.6 years retiring in 1997. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and spending time with his family, friends and especially his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Tamera Pettitt in 1983, and his sisters, Yolanda Thurman, Deanna Lillegard, Luella Pettitt and Willa May Akers. Jack is survived by his wife Mona of the home; daughters Pamela Gibson and husband Steve of Spring Hill and Angela Pettitt of Olathe, KS; and grandchildren Reed and Renee’.
Funeral Services will be 10:00 am Friday, Feb. 11, 2011, at Bruce Funeral Home, 712 S Webster, Spring Hill, 913-592-2244. Burial will follow at Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 – 8:00 pm Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011 also at the funeral home. Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the M S Society. Condolences may be sent to www.brucefuneralhome.com.