Ronald Ray Petty, Springfield, was born May 7, 1963 in Columbia, MO. He departed this life on August 19, 2019 in Mercy Hospital, Springfield, at the age of 56.
Ronnie loved hot rod cars, fishing and camping. He enjoyed sports, especially the St. Louis Cardinals. His favorite music was good old time rock and roll. He was Baptist in faith.
Ronnie was preceded in death by his grandparents, William and Lucy Petty; and two aunts, Shirley (Bobby) Ellison and Patsy (Johnny) Bingham.
He is survived by his children, Zachary Petty, Springfield, Franklin Petty, GA, James Petty, Springfield, and Rhonda Petty, GA; his mother, DeEtta Davis, Springfield; siblings, Lucy Brown (Bobby), Gastonia, NC, Tina Rose, Springfield, and Gary Rose, Springfield; and his wife, Nora (Clinton) Petty.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 22, 2019, in Fraker Funeral Home, Inc., with interment following in Marshfield Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, August 21 in the funeral home.