Rodney Pettus, 64 of Taylorville passed away on Monday, September 9, 2019 at 5:50 a.m. at his home in Taylorville, Ill.
He was born on December 9, 1955 in Taylorville, Ill. the son of Thomas A. and Patricia Jane (Flahart) Pettus.
Rodney worked as a security specialist for Wareham’s Security and then later as an Electronic Engineer at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield. He graduated from Taylorville High School in the Class of 1974 and he served in the United States Navy.
He is survived by his mother: Patricia Pettus of Taylorville, twin brother: Ronald (Susan) Pettus of Mechanicsburg, Ill. and brother: Randy (Dawn) Pettus.
He was preceded in death by his Father Thomas A. Pettus and baby sister Rhonda Rochell.
A Private family graveside service will be held at a later date in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville with military graveside honors.
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Please sign their on-line guest book at www.suttonmemorialhome.com.