Kenneth Arthur Petty(1957 - 2012)

Kenneth Arthur Petty
1957 ~ 2012
Kenneth Arthur Petty was taken away suddenly from our family due to a heart attack. He was the first child of Horace and LaRue M. Petty, born in SLC, Utah on January 15, 1957. He married the love of his life, Yvonne Ricks Petty in the SLC Temple on November 25, 1978. Together they had 5 beautiful children. He was an amazing, generous, loving father and grandfather, and was devoted to his wife and family. He was an amazing big brother, loved by his four sisters and a great source of strength for his loving mother. He served in the England Manchester Mission. Following his mission he attended and graduated from Snow College.
He worked hard as a project manager at McNeil Engineering for 22 years. He was a Temple Worker in the Jordan River Temple. He was loved by the many friends, neighbors, and ward families for the service he gave so willingly and his kind and gentle nature.
He is survived by his wife Yvonne, children: Jeremy (Elisabeth), Melissa (DJ) Sorensen, Bryan, Stephanie, Bradley and 4 grandkids, mother LaRue M. Petty, father Horace A. (Virginia) Petty, sisters: Mary (Allen) Mathis, Susan (Rex) Hicks, Karen (Jonathan) Zeiner, and Lisa (Deke) Taylor.
Preceded in death by his grandson Rylan.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11 am in the Riverton 8th Ward, 12340 So. 2700 W. Friends may call Friday evening from 6-8 pm at the Broomhead Funeral Home, 12600 So 2200 W. and Saturday 1 hour prior to services at the church. www.broomheadfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home

Broomhead Funeral Home - Riverton
12600 South 2200 West  Riverton, UT 84065
(801) 254-3389

Published in Deseret News on Dec. 13, 2012