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James Terrence "Jim" Petrie


1946 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
James Terrence "Jim" Petrie Obituary
James Terrence "Jim" Petrie, age 70, of Sweetwater, passed away peacefully at his home Monday, September 18, 2017, surrounded by his wife and all of his children.
A celebration of his life will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at McCoy Chapel of Memories with his brother Michael Petrie officiating. McCoy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jim was born November 24, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois and married Mary Steinen May 22, 1976 in Dallas, Texas, moving to Sweetwater in 1977. Jim was an avid hunter perfecting his skills and passion as he hunted trophy animals all over the world.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Richard C. and Virginia F. Petrie, his brother, Thomas M. Petrie and granddaughter Elizabeth Worrell. Jim is survived by his wife of 41 years Mary Petrie, children Michael Gerold and wife Jeana of Sweetwater, Amy Spaulding and husband John of Sweetwater, Beth Worrell and husband Matthew of Abilene, Texas, Shawn Petrie and fiancée Jill of Houston, Texas, and Jason Petrie and wife Christy of Houston, Texas.
He is also survived by his grandchildren Bryan, Matthew, Lauren, Sarah, Caroline, Andrew, Sam, Jack, Emma and Ben, great grandchildren Ava, Gavin James and Noah, brother Michael R. Petrie and wife Joanna of Dataw Island, South Carolina and several nieces and nephews. Jim's greatest legacy is the combining of two families into one which brought love and joy to his life and theirs.
In lieu of flowers, Jim requested donations be made to .
Published in Sweetwater Reporter on Sept. 21, 2017
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