Richard “Pete” Petrus passed away on May 23, 2022 at the age of 74, at his home in Lonoke, Arkansas. Richard was born on November 10, 1947 to John and Angie Petrus in Haskell, Texas. He was a graduate of Carlisle High School and then served time in the National Guard. He raised his family in Carlisle and was an avid farmer. Later, he moved to Lonoke and became a truck driver. Richard loved spending time with his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, John Petrus and his mother, Angie Petrus. He is survived by his children, Eric Petrus (Tomma) of LaGrange, Georgia, Tonya Raborn (Phillip) of Maumelle, Arkansas, Greg Petrus of Carlisle, Arkansas and Brandy Burris of Lonoke, Arkansas; ten grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
Visitation will be 1:30 to 2:30 P.M., Friday, May 27, 2022 at St. Rose Catholic Church followed by Rosary at 2:30 P.M. and Funeral Mass at 3:00 P.M. Interment will be in the Carlisle Cemetery.
11 thoughts on “Richard “Pete” Petrus”
Prayers for all!!
Always had a smile and happy attitude.
Our sympathies and prayers are with the family. Pete loved and was proud of his family.
Prayers for you all. Love you bunches.
My dear friend Richard, I will miss you! We had good times at Parents Without Partners, the American Legion, Benton Senior Citizens, and other places with many friends to see the Midnight Express Band! You were a dear friend for so many years! A lot of good memories that will live in my heart forever! Always the smile and sweet attitude toward family and friends! Thoughts, prayers, and love goes to your family! Loved you my buddy and friend! I praise God that you are out of pain and now with him! A special Angel in heaven!
I am so very sorry to hear of Mr. Richard’s passing. Prayers to the family, especially Brandy.
Pete was always full of energy and happy. Lots of fond memories. Prayers to His Family at this time. From The Donald R Decker Family
I have known Pete since we were in the first grade. He was a good person and friend. My prayers are with his family
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Sorry to hear about Pete.
I am so sorry to hear about your loss of Richard. Lifting his children and family up in prayer 🙏🙏🙏
I am sorry to hear of the loss of Richard. My prayers go out to his family and friends.
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