James “Jim” Petty, 69 of Searcy, died September 23, 2011. He was born September 6, 1942 to the late Doyle and Pauline Holmes Petty. Mr. Petty served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam and Korean conflicts and was the past owner of White County Marina in Searcy. He is preceded in death by his parents and also a brother, Franklin Petty.
Survivors include his wife, Ethelyne Petty; one son, Jimmy Petty of Searcy; one daughter, Jennifer Tate of Searcy; one step-son, Daryl Jones of Naples, Florida; and two grandsons, Joshua Petty and William Petty.
A memorial service will be held 10:00 A.M. Saturday, October 8, 2011 at Roller-Daniel Funeral Home.