William James Pettit

North Hills, CA-William James “Bill” Pettit died Thursday, July 14, 2016.

Born in White Sulphur Springs on Dec. 22, 1928, he was a son of the late Margaret Gillespie and Martin Bernard Pettit of Calais, ME.

Bill was retired from the F.B.I. as a special agent in Los Angeles, CA, and was in the Korean Conflict.

Preceding him in death, other than his parents, were his loving wife, Bernice Loris; sister, Margaret Elizabeth Chappell of Sumter, NC; and brother, George Thomas Pettit of White Sulphur Springs.

Survivors include his daughters, Carla Toms (Sean Enton) of Chico, CA and Kathleen Gutierrez and daughter Gabrielle of Portland, OR; brother, John Bernard (Cecilia) of Silver Springs, MD; sisters, Mary Patricia Preil (Bob) of Ft. Washington, MD and Jean Ann Haranzo (Frank) of Roanoke, VA; and sister-in-law, Virginia Arthur of White Sulphur Springs.

The body was cremated and there was no visitation or service.

Submitted by Shanklin Funeral Home, White Sulphur Springs.


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