OBITUARY

Kenneth Pettijohn

September 18, 1937September 28, 2018
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Kenneth Pettijohn, age 81, of Westlake, Louisiana passed away peacefully at his residence surrounded by his loving family on Friday September 28, 2018. Kenneth was born September 18, 1937 in Forrester, Arkansas.

Kenneth graduated from Westlake High School in 1956 and went on to serve in the US Air Force. He retired after 38 years of employment at Firestone. He was an avid reader and enjoyed driving and showing off his 1965 Mustang. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who will be missed greatly.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wayne S. and Dellora Pettijohn, brothers, Wayne F. and Alan W. Pettijohn, and sisters, Ruth Janice Walker and Billie Jo Chisolm.

Those left behind to cherish his memory are his loving wife, of 59 years, Beverly Pettijohn of Westlake; daughters, Terri McLeod (Randy) of Lake Arthur and Denise Caraway (Kelly) of Westlake; son, Kenneth "Dwayne" Pettijohn (Lori) of Tucson, Arizona; nine grandchildren, Cody Bergeaux(Paige), Audrey Pousson(Luke), Ariel, Ethan(Elizabeth), KC, and Avery Caraway, Whitney, Lindsey, and Tyler Pettijohn; and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Hixson Funeral Chapel in Moss Bluff. Reverend Oliver McGuire will officiate. Burial will follow in Westlake Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Monday and 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Margaret Catholic School in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

The Pettijohn family would like to say a special thank you to Heart of Hospice, his loving caretakers, and the doctors and wonderful staff at Christus St. Patrick Hospital.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.hixsonmossbluff.com for the Pettijohn family.

  • FAMILY

  • He was preceded in death by his parents, Wayne S. and Dellora Pettijohn, brothers, Wayne F. and Alan W. Pettijohn, and sisters, Ruth Janice Walker and Billie Jo Chisolm.

    Those left behind to cherish his memory are his loving wife, of 59 years, Beverly Pettijohn of Westlake; daughters, Terri McLeod (Randy) of Lake Arthur and Denise Caraway (Kelly) of Westlake; son, Kenneth "Dwayne" Pettijohn (Lori) of Tucson, Arizona; nine grandchildren, Cody Bergeaux(Paige), Audrey Pousson(Luke), Ariel, Ethan(Elizabeth), KC, and Avery Caraway, Whitney, Lindsey, and Tyler Pettijohn; and eight great-grandchildren.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Kelly Caraway Jr.
  • Ethan Caraway
  • Tyler Pettijohn
  • Luke Pousson
  • Kelly Caraway
  • Cody Bergeaux

Services

  • Visitation Monday, October 1, 2018
  • Visitation Resumes Tuesday, October 2, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, October 2, 2018
REMEMBERING

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Carol Ownbey

September 30, 2018

I am so sorry and sad about my Uncle Kenneth. My thoughts and prayers go out to Aunt Beverly, Denise, Terri and Dewayne and the rest of the family. My memory will always be that Uncle Kenneth and my dad looked like twins.

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Dad and babe
Forrester, AR. 1937

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Biography

Kenneth Pettijohn, age 81, of Westlake, Louisiana passed away peacefully at his residence surrounded by his loving family on Friday September 28, 2018. Kenneth was born September 18, 1937 in Forrester, Arkansas.

Kenneth graduated from Westlake High School in 1956 and went on to serve in the US Air Force. He retired after 38 years of employment at Firestone. He was an avid reader and enjoyed driving and showing off his 1965 Mustang. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who will be missed greatly.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wayne S. and Dellora Pettijohn, brothers, Wayne F. and Alan W. Pettijohn, and sisters, Ruth Janice Walker and Billie Jo Chisolm.

Those left behind to cherish his memory are his loving wife, of 59 years, Beverly Pettijohn of Westlake; daughters, Terri McLeod (Randy) of Lake Arthur and Denise Caraway (Kelly) of Westlake; son, Kenneth "Dwayne" Pettijohn (Lori) of Tucson, Arizona; nine grandchildren, Cody Bergeaux(Paige), Audrey Pousson(Luke), Ariel, Ethan(Elizabeth), KC, and Avery Caraway, Whitney, Lindsey, and Tyler Pettijohn; and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Hixson Funeral Chapel in Moss Bluff. Reverend Oliver McGuire will officiate. Burial will follow in Westlake Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Monday and 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Margaret Catholic School in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

The Pettijohn family would like to say a special thank you to Heart of Hospice, his loving caretakers, and the doctors and wonderful staff at Christus St. Patrick Hospital.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.hixsonmossbluff.com for the Pettijohn family.