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Benjamin Pettitt

August 23, 1936 ~ February 7, 2018 (age 81)

Benjamin C. “Ben” Pettitt, 81, of Ft. Oglethorpe, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.


A native and lifelong resident of the Rossville area, Mr. Pettitt was a member of Glory Road Baptist Church and was retired from Norfolk-Southern Railroad following 38 years of service.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert & Ruth Pettitt, and sister, Elizabeth Pettitt.


Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Joyce Pettitt; son, Benji Pettitt; daughter, Marti (Reid) Sweeney; grandchildren, Cody Pettitt & Eve Sweeney; sister, Mary Ruth Allen; brother, Robert “Buck” Pettitt.


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The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 15th from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.

 Service Information

February 15, 2018

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Lane Funeral Home and Crematory-South Crest
833 Chickamauga Ave
Rossville, GA 30741

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