Richard Petty(1924 - 2012)

Richard Petty, 87

Richard Petty, 87, of Mountain Home, passed away September 7, 2012 at Good Samaritan Society. Mr. Petty was born November 6, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois to Irene (DeMille) and Raymond Petty. He served in the United States Army during World War II in the 46th General Hospital in Africa and France. Mr. Petty attended Northwestern University where he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, November 9, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church. Visit an online guestbook at

Published in Baxter Bulletin on Nov. 7, 2012