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Will Pettus, 35, Dies

KENTUCKY, Sept. 29 – Will Pettus, of Keysville/Farmville, 35, passed away on Wednesday, September 23, 2009, in Middlesboro, KY.

He is survived by his father, Willie Pettus; step-mother, Ellen Pettus; and step-sister, Maria Knight.

Mr. Pettus was a 1990 graduate of Rustburg High School, received a BS degree in Agriculture from Ferrum College, and a BS degree in Anthropology from Longwood University. He taught at Appomattox Middle School and Prince Edward High School. He has worked as a Field Archeologist and with the Student Conservation Association.

The funeral was held at the Drakes Branch Presbyterian Church on Sunday, with interment in the church cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the Charlotte County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 330, Keysville, VA 23947.

The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home, Keysville, was in charge of arrangements.