US Marine Corps


Mr. George William Petty, Jr.

June 1, 1943 ~ April 25, 2018 (age 74)
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Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. George William Petty, Jr, age 74, of Jefferson, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. 


Mr. Petty was born in Mount Vernon, New York the son of the late George William and Catherine Hamilton Petty.  Mr. Petty joined the United States Marine Corp at age 18 and served as a Private First Class in the Marine Fleet.  Mr. Petty was employed by New York Telephone Company / Bell Atlantic from 1966 until 1994.  Mr. Petty was a member of St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church.


Survivors include his wife, Cheryl Petty, Jefferson, Georgia; son, Michael Joseph Petty and wife Ellyne, Oakland, New Jersey; daughter, Georganna Gullia and husband Emil, Atlanta, Georgia; Grand Children, Kevin, Rachel, Shannon, Ronan and Evie, sister, Janet Petty, Athens, Georgia.


The Funeral Service will be held 1:00 P.M. Sunday, April 29, 2018 at Evans Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Pablo Perez officiating. The Family will receive friends Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 12 PM until 3 PM at Evans Funeral Home and from 4 PM until 8 PM at the residence.


In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Mr. Petty’s memory to: Marine Corp Scholarship Foundation, 909 N. Washington Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, or call 703-549-0060 or to 


Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467.

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Donations may be made to:

Marine Corp Scholarship Foundation
909 North Washington Street, Alexandria VA 22314

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