Michael D. “Mike” Petty
December 01, 1958 ‒ January 27, 2019
Formerly of Mount Vernon, Ohio
Michael D. “Mike” Petty, age 60 of Delaware, formerly of Mt. Vernon passed away Sunday, January 27, 2019.
He was born on December 1, 1958 in Hamilton, Ohio to Dorothy J. (Sidesinger) Petty of Delaware and the late Richard H. Petty. Mike worked for over 22 years in the kitchen of the Country Club Retirement Campus in Mt. Vernon.
Never one to miss a Sunday service, he had been active in several area church’s. His faith was important to him; he served as a Christian Clown for over 20 years, known as “Sleepy Dreams”.
He loved to sing, play electronic bingo, and listen to his radio. Mike was a passionate collector of M & M memorabilia, as well as panda bears, King Kong, and Cleveland Brown memorabilia.
With an outgoing personality, he was open and engaging, always providing a warm and friendly welcome. Both innocent and sincere, he loved everyone. He prayed freely and often. As one who brought joy, Mike was at his best when surrounded by his family and during special occasions.
In addition to his mother Dorothy of Delaware he is also survived by his brother Richard “Rick” (Marilyn) Petty of Bellefontaine, his sister Connie (Dave) McNeal of Delaware and additional extended loving family members.
Friends may call Saturday, February 2nd from 9:00 a.m. until the 10:30 a.m. funeral services at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Dr. at W. William St., Delaware, Ohio 43015, where his brother Rick Petty will officiate. Graveside services will follow at 3:00 p.m. in the Greenwood Union Cemetery in DeGraff, Ohio.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com