HOWARD B. PETTYS of Fort Wayne, 87, father of the Rev. Richard L. Pettys, pastor of Mt. Zion UMC and Barkers Chapel UMC in the Northeast District, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010. A memorial service is scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Townhouse Retirement Center, 2209 St. Joe Center Road in Fort Wayne, with visitation at 9:30 a.m. one hour prior to service. Interment will be in the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, Ill. at 11:30 a.m., Monday, Dec 6. Condolences can be sent to the Rev. and Mrs. Rick Pettys (Kathryn), 3365 S Golden Lake Road, Pleasant Lake, IN 46779-9699.