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Gordon "Smokey" Pettit, 73, passed away, on Monday, October 14, 2013 at his home, in West
Point. Gordon "Smokey" Pettit was born February 19, 1940 in Houston, Mississippi to the late Syble Iris Walters Pettit
and Perry James Pettit. He was a B Fitter-Welder for Babcock & Wilcox Company for 33 years. He was of the
Methodist faith. Gordon Stewart Pettit married Patsy Beatrice Merideth Pettit on June 18, 1961 in Walthall, Mississippi.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 2:00 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Brother
Johnny Cherry officiating. Burial will follow in Chickasaw Memorial Garden at Houston. Calvert Funeral Home of West
Point is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife Patsy Merideth Pettit; one daughter, Syndy Pettit Andrews (Alan); one son, David Pettit (Lisa)
all of West Point; five grandchildren; Merideth Doss (Tim), Jim Andrews, Anna Andrews, John Gordon Pettit and
Madalynn Pettit; four great grandchildren; Dylan Doss, Phillip Andrews, Olivia Andrews and Kayden Doss; two sisters,
Margie Harden of West Point, and Loudean Vaughn and one brother, James Pettit (Martha) all of Houston. His brother,
Charles Kenneth Pettit, preceded him in death.
Pallbearers will be Bill Johnstone, Brian Griggs, Johnny Hancock, James Allen Pettit, Bruce Vaughn, and Keith Neely.
Visitation will be Tuesday, 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home.
Friends may leave an online condolence at www.calvertfuneralhome.com