Raymond Crawford Pettit, 92, of Siler City passed away July 17, 2022 at his home.
Raymond was born in Stokes County on December 3, 1929, the son of Hubert Francis and Mary Ella Lane Pettit.
Raymond was a member of Mt. Vernon Springs Presbyterian Church. He enjoyed spending his time walking through the woods, deer hunting and fishing. Raymond was a lover of all sports, especially golf. He took pleasure in listening to gospel and country music, and playing his guitar and singing. Raymond cherished his entire family. In addition to his parents, Raymond is preceded in death by his son, Johnny Pettit and wife Cheryl; 4 brothers and 8 sisters; 1 grandson and 1 great granddaughter.
Mr. Pettit is survived by his wife of 73 years, Mae Cameron Pettit; children, Don Pettit and wife Phyllis of Siler City, Linda Goodman and husband James of Siler City, and Doris Holt and husband Richard of Sanford; grandchildren, Kim Lilly and husband Stephen of Siler City, Jill Messer of Snow Camp, Donna Stevenson and husband Scott of Siler City, Tammy Everett and husband Rob of Wagram, NC, Jennifer Woodell and husband Ryan of Siler City, and Gavin Holt and Carrie Council of Greensboro; and 8 great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 from 6:00-8:00 at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 N. Second Ave., Siler City. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at Mt. Vernon Presbyterian Church, 1225 Mt. Vernon Springs Road, Siler City, with Rev. Ray Gooch and Rev. Bill Browder officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorial may be made to the Mt. Vernon Springs Presbyterian Church.
Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Pettit family.
Online condolences may be made at www.smithbucknerfh.com