It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Paul Ora Petit, formerly of Wilson, at his home in Georgetown, TX, at the age of 74 on October 7, 2016.
Paul was a Wilson High School Graduate serving in the United States Coast Guard from 1960 to 1964, and graduated from the University of Buffalo, working for IBM and retiring in 2000. He loved sailing, bowling - winning many 300 games, hot air ballooning as a flight statistician, and Intarsia.
Surviving is his wife, Sharon 'Lee' (Olson) Pettit; son, Jonathan (Lacy) Pettit; grandchildren, Cody, Hayleigh, and Trinity; step-grandsons, Matthew and Grayson. Also survived by a sister, Gail (Thomas) Jeacock of Fort Erie; many nieces nephews and cousins. Predeceased by his parents, Ora J. and Marion E. (Wilson) Pettit, owners of Pettit Electric.
Interment will be in North Ridge Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Paul's honor to a charity of one's choice.
Published on February 23, 2017