M. Donovan Petty died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, at Hilltop Health Care Center in Watkins. He was 92.
Memorial services are pending at this time until further arrangements are made.
Donovan Petty was born May 3, 1923, in Kimball to Elwin and Marian (Hoskins) Petty. He married Lillian Hilary Sept. 17, 1947, at Kimball United Methodist Church. Donovan farmed in Kimball throughout his life. He enjoyed his family and grandchildren. Donovan?Äôs love of agriculture showed by passing it on to his children and grandchildren through storytelling and his example.
Donovan was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife Lillian of Kimball, children Dwight (and Phyllis) Petty of Green Isle, Dean (and Carol) Petty of Kimball; grandchildren Dwight (and Jenny), Donovan (and Alison), Travis (and Chrissy), Taylor (and Katie), and Kaylee; and seven great-grandchildren.