- BOBBY LEE PETTY SR.
Services for Bobby Lee Petty Sr., 55, of Houston, formerly of Kilgore, were held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 7, 2005 at Rader Funeral Home Chapel. Mr. Petty died Sunday, July 3, 2005 in Kilgore.
He was born Aug. 3, 1949 in Kilgore to Huey and Odessa Petty. He worked for PST Trucking Co. as a driver trainer, an assistant director for the Road To Recovery Center in Houston.
He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Jim Petty and Bill Petty; a son, Bobby Lee Petty Jr.
He is survived by two daughters, Shawn Marie Hunt of Atwood, Tennessee, Jeannie Randall of Trezevant, Tennessee; sister, Kathy Copeland of Kilgore; two brothers, Edward Petty and Earl Petty, both of Kilgore; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; many other loving family and friends.
Pallbearers were Bobby Lee Petty III, B.J. Reyes Jr., Chris Petty, Tony Pett, Norman Copeland Jr. and Russell Copeland.
Honorary pallbearers will be Charles London, Don Wedgeworth and Bruce Nelson.