MISSION - Lt. Kevin Scott Petit, Jr., 27, passed away on December 13, 2011, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Pharr, Texas. He will be remembered as an extraordinary young man, who was very active in his church, BT McAllen. He was a 2008 graduate of UTPA with a BS in Biology. Kevin was a member of the Army National Guard, and was deployed to Iraq for a period of a year. When he returned, he was hired at UTPA as the Freshman Military Science Professor in the ROTC Department.
Kevin was preceded in death by his grandparents Joseph and Carol Petit and his grandfather Manuel Nieto. He is survived by his wife Ashley Petit of Mission (who was his fifth grade sweetheart); mother Luisa (Evert) Marmaduke of Mission; siblings Kristopher (Hilda) Petit of Brownsville, Krystal Petit of Mission, Kyle Petit of Mission; nephew Candide Petit; father Kevin Scott Petit Sr. He is also survived by many aunts and uncles as well as many other family members. Kevin will also be missed by his two puppies Archie & Oliver.
Visitation will be held Sunday, December 18, 2011, from 1pm until 9pm with a 7pm prayer service at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mission. A funeral service will be held on Monday, December 19, 2011 at 10:00am at BT McAllen. Burial will follow at Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Mission. Services are under the direction of Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission.
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