Shawn Richard Pettit, 55, passed away at Essex Nursing Home in Lebanon, Indiana, on Wednesday, April 3. He was born in Shelbyville, Indiana on February 10, 1964, a son of Melissa L. (Gray) Burch and the late Richard D. Pettit.

Shawn attended Shelbyville High School. He married Rebecca (Lantz) Pettit and they later divorced.

Shawn worked for Poor Jack Amusements, running the Ferris Wheel and enjoyed meeting new folks along the way. He was also was employed in construction and factory work. Shawn was a free spirit; traveling and working throughout the United States.

Shawn enjoyed traveling, music, watching football, NASCAR and spending time with his grandkids.

He leaves behind:
Mother:
Melissa Burch of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

Daughter:
Melissa Sartin and husband, Kyle of Lebanon

Three Grandchildren:
Ethan Sartin
Ayden Sartin
Asher Sartin

Brothers: Shannon Pettit of Sebastian Island, Florida
Brian Burch of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

Several Cousins

Memorial Services are to be held at a later date in Shelbyville, Indiana. Myers Mortuary & Boone County Crematory in Lebanon assisted with his arrangements locally.