Ronald P. “Buddy” Pettigo, 54, died Thursday, December 15,2016 at the NMMC Hospice Unit in Tupelo.
He was a member and deacon of Calvary Baptist Church in Marietta. He was a retired truck driver. He enjoyed rabbit hunting, fishing, singing in church, riding horses & playing with his grandchildren. He was always involved in his childrens sports & activities.
Services will be 2 p.m.Sunday at Kesler Funeral Home Chapel in Baldwyn with Bro. Douglas Kitchens, Bro. Wayne Bridges & Bro. David Perry officiating. Burial will be in the Kirkville Cemetery. Kesler Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife of 36 years; Brenda Pettigo of Marietta, (3) Daughters: Monica Broadway, Ashley Ford (Michael) & Bailey Pettigo all of Marietta (1) Son: Jason Pettigo (Molly) of Marietta, His mother: Ruby Faye Pettigo of Marietta, (1) Brother: Jimmy Pettigo (Carla) of Marietta, (6) Grandchildren: Tannar & Landen Broadway, Bryson & Dustin Ford, Kylie & Adalie Pettigo, (2) Nieces: Hailey & Jaisey Pettigo Preceded in death by his father; William Pettigo, Father-in-law; Bro. R C Norris, Grandparents; Will & Cleo Pettigo, Rube & Era Palmer.
Pallbearers: Herman Hussey, Brad Patrick, Elmer South, Cody Justice, Darrell Garrison, Jeremy Norris, Larry Self & Dustin Tutor Honorary Pallbearers: Mike Loague, Mitchell Hood, James Warren, Ricky Stanley & Donnie Joe Sparks.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Saturday.