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Stowell A. Pettit


1920 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
PINEHURST, N.C. >> Stowell A. Pettit, 93, of Pinehurst passed away Nov. 22, 2013 at his home. Mr. Pettit was born May 8, 1920 in Munnsville, N.Y. to the late Horace and Lulu Pettit.
Mr. Pettit was a decorated WWII veteran. Mr. Pettit retired from Chapman Gas in N.Y. He had a love for harness racing where he drove and trained standardbred horses. Later continuing with his passion of horses he became a judge for the harness races at Vernon Downs, in Vernon, N.Y. At the onset of retirement he and his wife Jeanne moved to Florida where they owned and operated a craft business "The Doer and The Dabbler." Several years ago they moved to Pinehurst, N.C. and Stowell returned to his passion of harness horses, working with his son-in-law at the Pinehurst Harness Track. Mr. Pettit was a lifelong Rotarian in Sherrill, N.Y. as well as Deland, Fla.
Mr. Pettit is survived by his wife of 67 years, Jeanne Pettit; his son, Timothy Pettit and wife Debra; his two daughters, Kathy Bloodgood and husband Robert, and Lori Harris and husband Roy; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
The family will hold a private memorial service. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to FirstHealth Hospice Foundation, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, N.C. 28374.
Online condolences may be made to: www.bolesfuneralhome.com
Boles Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. of Pinehurst will be assisting the family.
Published in The Oneida Daily Dispatch on Nov. 28, 2013
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