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ROCKINGHAM — Terry Wayne Pettitt, 58, of Rockingham, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, at First Health Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

Terry was born on Sept. 9, 1959, in Richmond County, a son of the late Charlie Frances and Fannie Bass Pettitt. Terry coached many recreational sports over the years with the Rockingham Parks and Recreation Department and was an avid Yankees fan.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Rodney Pettitt.

Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth Watts Pettitt of the home, and children, Tera Leigh Dale of North Myrtle Beach, S.C., Matthew Wayne Pettitt of Cary and Michael Lloyd Pettitt of the home; sisters, Betty Jo Baker of Aberdeen, Ann Toni Rowe of Jackson Springs, Lynn Dale Pettitt of Hoffman; and brothers Gerald Pettitt of Hoffman, Randy Pettitt of Lillington and Mickey Pettitt of Hoffman.

Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with the Rev. Don Main and the Rev. Ronnie McLean officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to Hospice Richmond County, 1119 U.S. 1 N., Rockingham, NC 28379.

Published in Richmond County Daily Journal from Sept. 7 to Sept. 8, 2018