On December 25, 1950, in Camden, Texas, a baby boy was born to Mr. Walter C and Jonnie L. Petties. They named him Christopher, he grew up in Camden, Texas, and attended public schools in Camden, Texas
He accepted Christ at an early age at the Lilly Island Baptist Church in Camden, Texas. Christopher met and married the love of his life Peggy Harris Petties on October 2, 1998. No children were born to this union.
During his lifetime, Chris worked for Southern Pacific Railroad Co., until he moved to Dallas, Texas, where he was employed at the Dallas Convention Center. After moving back to Camden, he went to work for Lincoln Lumber Co. in Moscow, Texas. In his spare time, Chris was an avid horse rider, and he loved his dogs, he was truly a special person who loved people, and had many friends. He will be greatly missed by his wife, family, and friends.
He was preceded in death by both parents; Sister: Gwendolyn Petties; Brothers: Milton Petties; and Sammie Petties.
He leaves to cherish his memories: A loving and devoted wife of 18 years: Peggy Petties; Children: Eddie Dublin; Christopher Petties Jr. both of Livingston, Texas; Chad Williams, of Liberty, Texas; Aisha Petties, of Houston, Texas; Step-Daughter: Tameka Crowder, of Dallas, Texas; Katrina Crowder, of Camden, Texas; Brother: Alonzo Butch Petties (Olivet), of Leggett, Texas; Sisters: Mary Frances Petties, of Houston, Texas; Cora Penrice (Zethery), of Camden, Texas; Patricia Brown, of Corrigan, Texas; Aunts: Toledo Russell, of Houston, Texas; Mattie Winston, of Fort Worth, Texas; Sister and Brothers-In-Law: Patricia Grant; Eddie Harris (Jean); Hal Harris; Rickey Burns; David Burns, all of Dallas, Texas; 4 Grandchildren; A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.
Pallbearers: Q.T. Williams; Cory D. Walker; Roy C. Gilder; Walter Flake; Walter Petties; Ricky Burns; David Flake; Cory Lewis.
Honorary Pallbearers: Ray Brown; David Burns; Chad Williams; Hal Harris; Christopher Petties Jr.; Eddie Dublin