Alvin Wallace Petty, 74 of Ooltewah,left us on Friday, December 27, 2019, to sit beside his parents, Charles and Dorothy Petty.
He was a DuPont retiree and U.S. Navy veteran. Alvin was a man who never met a stranger, had a great passion for his racing pigeons and the TN Vols.
Survivors include his loving and devoted wife of 52 years, Marla; sons, Douglas, Jason and Joshua (Vanessa); grandchildren, Bailey, Addyson, Ashlyn and Robin; sisters, Marie Neeley, Evelyn (Donnie) Rogers, Mary (Ronnie) Sanders, Linda (John) Moore, Lynn West, Brenda (Chuck) Doty and Lois (Eli) Pell; brothers, Edward (Brenda) Petty, Melvin (Denise) Petty and Lewis Petty; sister-in-law, Randa Mertens; brother-in-law, Dean (Rita) Mertens; several nieces and nephews, extended family and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 3 PM Sunday, December 29, 2019 at Pine Ridge Baptist Church.
The family wishes to express their thanks to those care-givers that have taken care of Alvin the last six months.
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The family will receive friends from 1-3 PM Sunday, December 29, at Pine Ridge Baptist Church.
Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421
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