Amelia Island,  Fernandina Beach

Mack J. Pettit

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Mack J. Pettit, 73, of Yulee, Fla., passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019.

Mr. Pettit was born April 28, 1946 in Hillsdale, Mich. and lived in the Jacksonville area since 1977 before settling in Yulee in 1998.

He was a retired air traffic controller and was a decorated Vietnam veteran, having served with the U.S. Navy.

He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Liz Pettit of Yulee; a daughter, Jennifer Samioglou (John) of Jacksonville Beach, Fla.; stepdaughter, Tracey Kroll (Brian) of Hockessin, Del.; three sisters, Brenda Meachum of Hillsdale, Mich., Marjorie Scharp (Wendell) of Hillsdale, and Audrey Buck of Ypsilanti, Mich.; a brother, Neal Pettit (Virginia) of Warsaw, Ind.; one grandchild, Justin Stewart (Tori Paden) of Jacksonville Beach; two sisters-in-law; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at noon Saturday, May 18, 2019 in the Stephens Chapel at Green Pine Funeral Home with Rev. Patricia Scattalone officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Basenji Rescue and Transport at

Mr. Pettit’s online obituary may be viewed and condolences expressed at the Green Pine website at

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