Lyle L. Pettit, 52

Lyle L. Pettit, 52, of Sterling, died Wednesday at home.

He was a life resident of Sterling.

Lyle graduated from Red Creek High School in 1977. He served in the Navy Seabees from 1985 until 1989.

Lyle was formerly employed as a custodian at Hannibal High School and held various jobs at several local companies.

He was predeceased by his father, Earl A. “Mike” Pettit who died in July 1980, half-brother, Kenneth E. Pettit in February 2008 and his mother, Margaret L. Bowers Pettit in March 2011.

Lyle is survived by his siblings, Carole (Rocky) Newman of Carthage, Earl C. Pettit of Sterling, Linda K. (Wayne) Schermerhorn of Natural Bridge, Tammy Shaw of Sterling and Darlene (Glenn) Chidsey of Central Square; several nieces, nephews and his close friend, Tim Grant and his family.

There are no calling hours. Funeral services are private.

Contributions in memory of Mr. Pettit may be made to the S.P.C.A.

Foster Funeral Home, Hannibal has care of arrangements.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.

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