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Joseph M Petro

May 9, 1964 ~ January 23, 2019 (age 54)

Joseph M Petro, 54, of Parker City, IN passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday afternoon, January 23, 2019, in Wyoming. He was born Saturday, May 9, 1964 in Muncie, IN the son of Leonard E and Josephine M. (Yates) Petro.

Joe was an over the road truck driver for more than 20 years. Joe enjoyed golfing any opportunity that would come his way. He was a loving father, son and brother.

He leaves to cherish his memory his mother; Josephine M. Fields; father, Leonard E Petro; a son, Joshua M. Petro (wife, Morgan); nephew, Ethan Green (wife, Kim); niece, Avree F. Green; step-daughters, Jessica Guthrie (husband, Troy) and Kelly Augustine (husband, Rob); a half-sister, Valyn Petro (wife, Heather); loving companion, Kathy Arnet; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his step-father, Fred P Fields; and his grandparents.

There will be no services. Family and friends may gather to share and remember at a celebration of life gathering 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sunday, February 3, 2019 at Wilson Shook Funeral Home, Thornburg Memorial Chapel of Parker City, IN. A Chili Benefit will be 2:00 p.m. – 8:00  p.m. Saturday, February 2nd at the Selma Legion of Selma, IN. All proceeds will assist with funeral arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at

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