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.