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George “Duke” Edward Pettet

George “ Duke” Edward Pettet, age 74 of Millersport, died April 16, 2018, at his residence. He was born to the late Lloyd and Hellen Ketchum Pettet on March 5th, 1944. He served his country in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. He retired from Baxter as a truck driver after 25 plus years. He was member of the Millersport American Legion. Duke was a thrill seeker, who enjoyed fast cars, motorcycles, and roller coasters. Duke will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his children, Tracy, Toni, and Amy Pettet; grandchild, Andrew (Holly) Pettet; great grandchild, Ella Pettet; several extended children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren; siblings, James Pettet and Janet (Jeff) Graf; half-sister, Patty Bankes; and three nephews, Jeff and Todd Pettet, and Chris Strawn.

Duke was preceded in death by his parents; sister-in-law, Elizabeth Pettet; grandson, Cory Pettet; and half sister, Linda Clark.

A funeral service will take place at 11a.m. on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Zion Church in Portersville, officiated by Rev. John Jividen. Family and friends may visit from 4 until 7 p.m. on Friday, April 20, 2018, at the Johnson-Smith Funeral Home, Baltimore and one hour prior at the church on Saturday. Online condolences can be made at

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