Wendell

Wendell Reed Petty

May 28, 2020

Wendell “Doc” Reed Petty age 56 of Knoxville was born March 8, 1964 and passed away in his home May 28, 2020. He was employed with Southerland Wrecker Service in Knoxville. He was a member of the Tazewell Church of Christ. Doc had a passion for dirt track racing over 30 years. He owned and operated his own racing team and mentored many young drivers in the sport. Doc loved Ashlee T’ and Aubrey as if they were his on children. He was preceded in death by his: Parents: James Edward and Vivian “Bobbie” Petty Brother: James L “Jimmy” Petty Nephew: Marty Petty He is survived by his: Fiancé: Liza and her daughter Aubrey Brothers: Bill and Penny Petty Anthony and Ranee Petty Nephews: Donnie Petty and wife Venis Mike Petty and wife Jennifer Scott Petty and wife Tammy Thomas Petty Scotty NeSmith Nieces: Melinda Bunch Ashlee Petty Sister-In-Law: Connie Petty Close friend: David Clark Several Great Nieces and Nephews and other friends The family will receive friends Monday June 1, 2020 from 5PM to 7PM with funeral services to follow at 7PM in the Claiborne ~ Overholt Funeral Home Chapel. Kyle Prichard and Danny Sexton will be officiating. Music will be provided by the Hill Worship Team. Graveside services will be conducted Tuesday June 2, 2020 at 2PM in the Irish Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers: David Clark Kyle Courtney Zach Sise Matt Tharp Rex Coffey Jed Emert In lieu of flowers family ask that donations be made to the Chris Francis Memorial Fund. Donations can be made by Facebook using PayPal, or a check can be made to 4920 Racoon Valley Rd. Knoxville Tennessee 37938
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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, June 1, 2020

5:00 - 7:00pm

Claiborne ~ Overholt Funeral Home

1106 TN-33, New Tazewell, TN 37825

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Funeral Service

Monday, June 1, 2020

7:00 - 8:00pm

Claiborne ~ Overholt Funeral Home

1106 TN-33, New Tazewell, TN 37825

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Burial

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

2:00 - 3:00pm

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