Dec. 28, 1912-July 23, 2006

Monday, July 24, 2006

Herman L. Pettit, 93, Mooresville, died Sunday at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville.

Born in Cloverdale, he worked in production for International Harvester for several years before retiring in 1970.

A graduate of Cloverdale High School, he attended Purdue University for two years. He married Edith M. Gibson, and she preceded him in death in 1989.

Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Games, Mooresville; son Jim Pettit, Houston; 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son Jack Pettit and daughter Sharon Pettit.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hall-Baker Funeral Home, Plainfield, with entombment to follow at Washington Park East Cemetery.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be sent to the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, Ill., 60674 or the American Diabetes Association, 7363 E. 21st St., Indianapolis, Ind., 46219.