PETTIJOHN, Jr., 83
Winter Haven Fire Dept.
WINTER HAVEN - Mr. Clyde H. Pettijohn, Jr., age 83, died of complications from his illness Sunday (Feb. 6, 2011) at home.
Born in Winter Haven on June 29, 1927, he was a lifelong resident. He was a firefighter for the city of Winter Haven Fire Department, retiring as captain in 1985. He was an Army veteran and he worked with the Local Woodcrafters in Winter Haven. He also volunteered with the Polk County Fire Department.
Mr. Pettijohn was preceded in death by his beloved wife Marijayne; and his brother Earl H. Pettijohn. He is survived by his daughters Star Lewis, Winter Haven, Dawn Pettijohn, Escondido, CA; grandchildren Daniel Smith, Trinity Smith; great grandchildren Connor Smith-Henkel, Skylar Smith-Henkel, Rhianna French; best friends Harold and Sue Guetzlaff.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to San Pascqual Volunteer Fire Dept., P.O. Box 460520, Escondido, CA, 92046.
Crisp-Coon Funeral Home, Winter Haven.
Published in Ledger on Feb. 13, 2011