JOHN SCOTT PETTIT
John Scott Pettit of O'Fallon, Missouri died at home on July 15, 2008 at the age of 78. Devoted husband of Mary Joan (McMillen) Pettit, dear son of late John and Dolores Pettit; loving father of Scott (Deborah) Pettit, Cynthia (Bruce) Broder, Phil (Mary) Pettit, Stephen (Brenda) Pettit, and James (Barbara) Pettit. Cherished grandfather of thirteen: Amanda, Julie, Jack, Melissa, Doug, Mark, Brittany, Blakely, Zachary, Leslie, Elizabeth, Rebecca, and Kaidyn; great-grandfather of three; brother-in law of Jim, Jerry, Dan McMillen, and sisters-in law, Rita Bybee and Myrna Pettit.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Frank Pettit.
He served in the Air Force from 1951 to 1955, and was employed at McDonnell- Douglas Aircraft for 37 years.
He was a member of St. Barnabas Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, St. Vincent DePaul Society, and the Wings of Hope program.
He enjoyed spending time with his family and cherished each grandchild. Scott also enjoyed hunting on his farm in Knox County with his children, grandchildren, and friends.
His funeral was on July 18, 2008 at St. Barnabas Church in O'Fallon, Missouri. Burial was in St. Charles Memorial Garden.
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