Pettit, Fred Merlin, Jr.

Former Employee Of Bundy Enterprises

  • Saturday, February 10, 2024
Fred Merlin Pettit, Jr., 87, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, February 9, 2024. Born in Delaware, Oh., he was a former employee of Bundy Enterprises, attended Jones Memorial United Methodist Church and a member of the Alhambra Shrine Provost.

He is preceded in death by his first wife, Shirley A. Pettit; parents, Fred Merlin Pettit, Sr., and Mable Long Pettit; and sister, Patricia Harvey.

Fred is survived by his wife, Helen Parker Pettit; son, Fred M. (Angela) Pettit, III; two daughters, Kathy (Don) Cagle and Karen Williams; sister, Doris (Tom) Houghton; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 13 in the funeral home chapel, with Bro. Bill Harvey and Teena Broom officiating. Entombment will follow at Hamilton Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the Shriner’s.

Visit the online obituary www.heritagechattanooga.com to post tributes and share memories.

Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Chapel.
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