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David Ernie Petty - 58

3/25/1958 - 1/14/2017

Earlville, Illinois, formerly of Macomb, Illinois

David Ernie Petty age 58 of Earlville, Illinois, formerly of Macomb, Illinois, passed away Saturday, January 14, 2017, at Kishwaukee Hospital, DeKalb, Illinois.  He was born March 25, 1958, in LaHarpe, Illinois to Mable Brown.  Ernie was united in marriage to Sue Anderson, on March 23, 1991, in Monmouth, Illinois.
Surviving to mourn his passing is his Wife: Sue Petty, Earlville, Illinois, 1 Son: Troy Petty, Earlville, Illinois, 4 Daughters: Noel (Dennis) Williams, Colchester, Illinois, Kristin Petty, Earlville, Illinois, Cassandra Petty, Earlville, Illinois, Marissa (Jamie) Morgan, Jacksonville, North Carolina, 2 Granddaughters, 7 Grandsons, 1 Brother: Bob Petty, Colchester, Illinois, 1 Sister: Hope Clark, Macomb, Illinois along with several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins.
Ernie was preceded in death by his mother, 2 Sisters: Marilyn Geremiah, Donna Wardell, 1 Brother: Mike Petty, 1 Grandson: Dalton Ambler and his first Wife: Melissa McClure Petty.
Ernie had been employed by Hinchie Farms prior to his retirement.  He loved gardening, the St. Louis Cardinals, Dallas Cowboys and the Fighting Illini.  Everyone that met Ernie knew his greatest love of all, was his family and the time he spent with them along with all of his friends.
Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, January 21, 2017, at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester, with Pastor Tony Gruben.  Burial will follow the services at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Colchester.  Visitation with the family will be 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. Friday, January 20, 2017, at the Jones Mortuary.  Friends may view and sign the register book at the funeral home after 9:00 A.M. Friday.  Memorial is to the Family of Ernie.  Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com.


4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. Friday at the Funeral Home


11:00 A.M. Saturday at the Funeral Home

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