Joseph “Joe” Dee Petty of Dayton, Ohio was born September 2, 1958 in St. Louis, Missouri to Bernard Dee and Annie Marie Harris Petty and passed away April 23, 2021 at the age of 62 years.
Joe graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1976. He attended Hillsboro’s Jefferson College and Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri graduating in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science degree.
He served his country honorably in the U.S Air Force as a Staff Sgt. and a medic. After being injured in the service, Joe eventually went to work at Children’s Hospital in St. Louis in the lab department. He later was employed at IBM and CPDM in technology.
He was preceded in death by his parents, ; sisters, Dawn Fay Petty, Darla May Petty and Diana Marie Roller.
He is survived by his brother, David (Marrisa) Petty of Dayton, Ohio; sister, Debra Kay Petty of DeSoto, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
Memorial services will be held at noon on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Pastor Alan Vest officiating.
Inurnment will be in the Moutray Cemetery, Steelville, Missouri with full military honors.
Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.