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Herbert Nathaniel Petty

Mr. Herbert Nathaniel “Nate” Petty of Lynchburg, age 76, passed away on July 22, 2012 at Lynchburg General Hospital.  He was the son of the late Henry Herbert Petty and Laurie Janie Peters Petty.

His wife, Mary Tune Petty, preceded him in death. 

He is survived by five children, Marvin Tune, Herman Petty (Tina), Robert Preston Petty, Helen Marie Petty and Richard Petty (Delores) all of Lynchburg; five grandchildren, Stacey, Synethia, Chandler, Alexis and Chase; one great grandchild, Jaden; two sisters, Helena Averett of Nathalie, and Betsy Mae Edmonds (Duttra) of Brooklyn, N.Y.; one brother, John Henry Petty (Doris) of South Boston; three sisters-in-law, Mary Tune and Frances Tune both of Nathalie and Tine Tune of New Kent; two brothers-in-law, Joe Tune of New Kent; and Russell Tune of Lynchburg; one aunt, Thelma Womack of Washington, D.C.; a very devoted friend, Howard Lewis Jr.; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  

Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 26, 2012, at 2 p.m. at County Line Baptist Church in Vernon Hill with interment in the Tune Family Cemetery, Nathalie. 

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home. 

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Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Brookneal.