Billy W. Pettit, 63 of Big Lake went to be with his Lord on Friday March 28, 2014 at a local care center.

Family visitation will be 5:00pm to 7:00pm Monday March 31, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church in Big Lake.

Funeral services will be 2:00pm Tuesday April 1, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church n Big Lake with Rev. Larry Allen Young, officiating. Burial will follow at Stiles Cemetery. Arrangements are with Robert Massie Funeral Home.

Billy was born April 25, 1950 in Big Lake to Japson and Dorothy (McWilliams) Pettit. He served his country in the U.S. Navy. He married Catherine Rich on February 13, 1971 in Norwich, CT.

Pallbearers will be Sammy Dodd, Jack Blakley, Wade Daugherty,, Danny Love, David Chapman and Kyle Jorden.

He is preceded in death by his father; Japson Pettit.

Survivors include his wife; Catherine Pettit, his mother; Dorothy Pettie both of Big Lake, daughters; Theresa Huckabbe and husband, Raymond, Michelle Long, Rachel Sissney all of San Angelo, Ashley Moore and husband, Randy of Stanton, sister; Dorothetta Ernest and husband, Hank of Littleton, CO., Margaret Young and husband, Ben of Dallas, TX., brother; Roy Ben Pettit and wife, Denna of Midland, TX., grandchildren; Hagen Pettit, Gena Lewis, Tyler Long, Madison Coley and Jorden Sissney.

The family wishes to thank Dr. James White, Dr. James Cole, all the Nursing Staff at House of Hope and Hospice of San Angelo.
Donations in Billy’s memory may be given to the American Cancer Society or to the Stiles Cemetery Association at Mrs. Adams c/o Stiles Cemetery Association P.O. Box 845 Big Lake, Texas 76932

Billy’s obituary and memorial guestbook may be viewed online at