Obituary of Robert Mack Pettit
Adrian – Robert Mack Pettit, age 94, of Adrian, passed away on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at his home under the loving care of his family. He was born on March 2, 1927, in Lenawee County, the son of George and Margaret (Welburn) Pettit. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1945-1946. Mack married Janett Whitehead on December 2, 1995, in Lyons, OH and she survives. Mack was a self-employed farmer who enjoyed working with his tractors, cows, and could frequently be seen at local auctions looking for deals on equipment for the farm.
In addition to his wife, Janett, Mack is survived by his son, Carey (Lona) Pettit; stepchildren, Dewey (Deb) Higley, Jean (John) Repp, and Tina Whitehead; daughter-in-law, Doris Higley; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Leslie Nachtraub; stepson, Herb Higley; and his parents.
A memorial service for Mack will be held on Sunday, August 29, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. with a gathering beginning at 1:00 p.m. at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian. Burial of cremains will be held in Madison Center Cemetery.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial Contributions may be given to Hospice of Lenawee. Envelopes are available at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.
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