Obituary for Rick Petty

Ponca City Now - February 24, 2021 5:47 pm

Rick Petty

January 5, 1959 – February 21, 2021

Rick Eugene Petty, resident of Ponca City, Oklahoma, passed away Sunday, February 21, 2021 at St. Joseph Hospital in Wichita, KS. He was 62 years old.

The graveside service will be held at 2pm Friday, February 26, 2021 at Resthaven Memorial Park in Ponca City, OK. Pastor Tom Howard of Community Christian Church will officiate. Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Crematory, 505 W Grand Ave, Ponca City, OK 74601.

Rick was born on January 5, 1959 to Ted and Karol Ressie (Kuxhaus) Petty in Ponca City, OK. In 1963 Rick and his family moved to Orange County California. Rick graduated High School at Troy High in Fullerton, CA in 1977.

Rick held many jobs in his life. He bartended at the beach, worked for the Postal Service and finally found his calling in construction.
Rick returned to Ponca City in the year 2000 to care for his grandmother, Ressie Nelson. While residing in Ponca City, he worked for Bartlett Lumber Yard.

He is survived by his mother, Karol Petty and Kurt Holbrook, one sister Jane Groves and her husband Greg, nieces Heather Harns and her husband Matthew and Courtney Groves and nephews Jacob Miller and Aston Harris.

Rick “The Man The Legend”.

Source: Trout Funeral Home