Roger Dale Pettit

December 4, 1935 - April 5, 2016

12/04/1935 - 04/05/2016

Past Services

Visitation
Friday April 08, 2016
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions
Cemetery
Saturday April 09, 2016
Fairview Cemetery
Route 250
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-0469 | Directions
Service
Saturday April 09, 2016
10:30 am
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions

Roger Dale Pettit, 80, of Moundsville, WV, died Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at Wheeling Hospital.
He was born December 4, 1935 in Moundsville, WV, a son of the late Lawrence and Eva Briggs Pettit.

Roger was retired from Marshall County Schools with 37 years of service, was a member of the Fairview United Methodist Church, and served in the National Guard for 8 years in the 150th Armored Calvary Regiment.

In addition to his parents, Roger was preceded in death by a brother, Harold Pettit and a sister, Melba Messner.

Surviving is his loving wife of 57 years, Mary Ann Seszko Pettit, three children; Roger Pettit II and his wife, Kim of Marysville, OH, Beth Ann O’Neil and her husband, Jeffrey of Morgantown, WV, Danny Ray Pettit and his wife, Kelly of Moundsville, WV, a grandson; Roger Pettit III and his wife, Natalie of Marysville, several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends will be received on Friday, April 8, 2016 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes Kirby Vance Chapels, 118 Grant Ave., Moundsville, WV where services will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 10:30am with Rev. Raymond Klages officiating.

Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Moundsville, WV.

Online condolences may be extended to the family at www.altmeyer.com

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JACK HOWE
6 years ago

I SERVED WITH ROGER IN THE GUARD AND SHARED MANY ENJOYABLE VISITS IN LATER YEARS. A VERY CLOSE FRIEND AND WILL BE MISSED.

Jenn Brewer
6 years ago

My heart and prayers are with you and your family. Dan and Kelly my peace be with you.

Donna McCloud and Terri Myers
6 years ago

Roger was a great man. I loved to hear him sing in church and enjoyed him very much. He will be missed by a lot of people. Terri and I send out sympathy to Mary Ann and the family and know that our prayers are with you all and if you need anything don’t hesitate to ask.

Tom, Kristi, Isaac and Allison Young
6 years ago

We are saddened by your loss. He had a great impact and will be missed. We will be praying for you and your family.

Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard
6 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time

May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Roger Dale Pettit, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts and prayers are with the family of…..

US National Guard Veteran, Roger Dale Pettit, “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Jerry W. Heslep
6 years ago

I served with Roger in Headquarters troop, 2nd Squadron, 150th Armored Calvary Regiment, 2nd U.S. Army 1956-1962 during the Cold War. He was a good Man and liked by everyone! So Sorry for your loss!

Mary Hupp Hicks
6 years ago

Danny and Kelly, I’m so sorry for your loss. I’m keeping you all in my prayers.

Marela
6 years ago

Dan and Kelly, sorry for your loss.

Marela
6 years ago

Dan and Kelly, sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family.

Mike & Connie Kise
6 years ago

My heart goes out to all of you. Praying for you all. May God hold you close.