Cecil L. Petty, 65, of Beatrice died at his home on Monday, October 9, 2017. He was born on January 29,1952 at McCook and grew up with two sisters. He had lived at Mosaic (Martin Luther Home) of Beatrice for over 30 years. He had been in the Boy Scouts and attended the Pickrell United Methodist Church. He collected Sheriff Badges and handcuffs, and especially enjoyed Halloween and Christmas.
Survivors include his guardian, Donna Neitzel of Beatrice and his Mosaic family.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Friday, October 13, 2017 at the Moasaic Chapel with Chaplain Eric Spruth-Janssen officiating. Inurnment of the cremains will be at the Pleasant View Cemetery of rural Pickrell at 11:00 A.M. on Friday with Rev. Lila Bottolfsen officiating. www.foxfuneralhome.net. Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice in charge of arrangements.