Mr. Rodney Joe Petrie age 66 of Clifty, KY passed away Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN of natural causes. Services will be Sunday September 22, 2019 2:00 p.m. at Latham Funeral Home in Elkton, KY with Rev Matt Seel officiating. Burial will follow in the Clifty Christain Church Cemetery in Clifty, KY. Visitation will be Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Sunday from noon to 2:00 p.m. at Latham Funeral Home in Elkton.
Rodney was born December 18, 1952 in Elkton, KY. He was a truck driver for Mansfield Automotive for many years and a volunteer deputy for the Todd County Sheriffs Dept for 44 years. He was a member of the Joines Chapel General Baptist Church where he had served as van driver for many years. He recently was attending Petrie Memorial United Methodist Church in Elkton where he did extensive volunteer work. Rodney is preceded in death by his parents Ira Ellis Petrie and Lillian Louise Tucker Petrie, his brother John Petrie in 2012.
Survivors include brothers George and wife Pat Petrie of Greenville, KY and Sherwood and wife Karen Petrie of Elkton, KY, sisters Pat Wyatt of Clarksville, TN, Martha Rhea and husband Kirby Perry of Clarksville, TN and Mary Lou Hester of Elkton.
In lieu of flowers contributrions may be made to Hearts & Hammers % Petrie Memorial United Methodist Church P. O. Box 160 Elkton, KY 42220 or Clifty Fire Dept % Patrick Turner, 1568 Emberry Church Road Elkton, KY 42220