Joseph L. Petty, 78, of Hillsboro, IL, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2022, at Carle Hospital in Champaign, IL. He was born on January 22, 1944, in Pana, IL, the son of Donald and Helen (Bolte) Petty. Joseph was a self-employed contractor, focusing on home renovation and construction, for many years. Joseph was an avid cardinal fan, he enjoyed racing motorcycles, golfing, and he loved his dogs.
He is survived by his children, Brandon Petty of Nokomis, IL, and Shelly Petty of Springfield, IL; grandchildren, Maddyson Petty, Samantha Koonce and Dayton Koonce; siblings, Jerry (Sue) Petty, Rod (Sue) Petty, Dennis Petty, companion, Jan Richardson, Randy (Penny) Petty, J.P. (Mary) Petty, and Chris Petty. Joseph was preceded in death by his parents, siblings, Diane Petty and Reg Petty, nephew, Nick Petty.
A visitation will be held on Friday, September 30, 2022, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Sutton Funeral Home in Nokomis, IL. A funeral service will follow at 12 p.m., also at the funeral home with Terry Walters officiating. Burial will follow at Nokomis Cemetery in Nokomis, IL.
Sutton Funeral Home in Nokomis is assisting the family with arrangements.
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