Harold “Buddy” C. Pettey, 77, of Lonoke, Arkansas passed away February 16, 2021. Buddy was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on June 17, 1943.
Buddy is preceded in death by his parents Bill and Lela (McGloflin) Roberts and his sisters Sharon Shelton, Betty Tullos, and Billie Joyce Smith.
He is survived by his loving wife Rebecca Pettey; his children Tom Pettey (Laura), Darrell Pettey (Polly), Woody Pettey, Carl Wilson (Jesse), and Kelley Emerson; 12 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren; his sister Donna Rodriguez (Fernando) and a host of nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends.
Buddy spent most of his working life as a professional over the road truck driver. He absolutely loved Country and Western music, dancing, and he had a weakness for flea markets and yard sales. Buddy really enjoyed playing dominoes with his family and spending as much time with them as he could. He will be missed by all that knew him.
In light of the current health concerns, Buddy’s family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers if you are not able to attend the service. Please be aware, as per Arkansas directives, attendance will be regulated in accordance to Arkansas guidelines, all guests in attendance will be required to wear masks/facial coverings and social distancing guidelines will be in place.
Buddy’s visitation will be on Friday, February 26, 2021 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at A Natural State Funeral Service in Jacksonville. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 2:00pm.
Services are under the trusted direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.