Charles Eugene Pettry, 83, of Henry, IL formerly of West Virginia, passed away at 6:30 AM on Saturday October 17, 2020 at Heartland Health Care Center in Henry. Charles Eugene Pettry Sr. was born in Naoma, West Virginia on December 1, 1936, a son to Clyde and Brook Dickens Pettry. He married Patsy Sue Farley in Packsville, WV on June 15,1957. She survives. Also surviving are his children; Charles "Rocky" Jr. (Janell) Pettry, Henry; Rhonda (Rick) Doyle, Fort Collins , CO;, 5 grandchildren, Dusty and Derek Pettry, Raven (Michael) Haun, Colton Leffers, Josh Doyle;, 4 great-grandchildren;, and a brother, Paul (Frances) Pettry, Brunswick, OH. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Charles worked for LTV Steel in Hennepin for many years after transferring to the area from the plant in Cleveland, Ohio. He was an avid classic car enthusiast and was very proud of his 68' Ford. He was past member of the Henry Masonic Lodge, Shriners, and Order of the Eastern Star. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in the Armstrong Funeral Home Whitesville, WV with Minister Lynn Halstead officiating. Interment will follow in the Miller Cemetery Rock Creek, WV. The visitation will be Friday from 6-9 at the funeral home. Online condolences at www.armstrongfuneralhomewv.net
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