Billy Meadows

Billy Joe Meadows, 56, of Madison, died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at Hosparus Health Inpatient Care in Louisville, Kentucky.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service or at

Larry Pettit

Larry Gene Pettit, 65, of Madison, Indiana, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019 at the Norton Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.

He was born Dec. 26, 1953 in San Jacento in Jennings County, Indiana, the son of Charles Samuel “Sam” and Isabella “Peg” Ann Harrison Pettit. He was raised on his parents’ farm near San Jacento and was a 1972 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School.

He was married to Debbie Davis and they had two sons and he was later married to Kimberly Jo Elston on Oct. 12, 1991 at the Hanover College Chapel and they also had a son. He worked as the operation’s supervisor at Indiana Kentucky Electric Corporation, retiring in 2012 after nearly 30 years of service. He was also the Camp Ranger for the Girl Scout Camp Whippoorwill for nearly 28 years.

He enjoyed working with his sons with Pettit Group and was an active outdoorsman who could usually be found on an excavator, bulldozer or skid steer or riding his motorcycle or driving though the countryside on his Polaris Ranger/RZR. He loved tinkering on things, was known as “Mr. Fix It”, enjoyed 4-wheelers and had an interest in hunting.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother and a brother, Jerry Lee “Spanky” Pettit, on June 28, 1993.

Survivors include his wife, Kimberly, of Madison; his sons, Rodney, Joe and Jacob Pettit, all of Madison, a brother, Perry Pettit of Dupont, Indiana; two sisters, Rose Anna Leach of Dupont and Dr. Rhonda Sue Pettit of Woodstock, Georgia; and 13 grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison. He chose cremation and a private burial will be held at a later date.

Friends may visit Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Camp Whippoorwill-Girls Scouts of Kentuckiana. Cards are available at the funeral home.

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