MONROE, NC… Mr. I. J. (Izzy) Petrill, Jr. age 74,
passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2013 at his home in Monroe.
Izzy was born April 30, 1939 in Greensburg, PA., a son Mrs. Mary Ross Petrill and the late Mr. Isadore “Izzy” Petrill, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Linda Moffatt Petrill and his brother, Dennis Petrill.
He was known as “Pap” to everyone and everyday he missed his wife Linda. Abby the family Pomeranian was always at his side.
Izzy served in the Air Force and was always aware of his loyalty to his country.
Izzy was a founder of Harris Transport Co. and Titan Transport of Monroe, North Caroline.
Survivors include (four) sons, Michael Scott Ridge and wife Laura, Steve Leonard Ridge and wife Jessie, Scott James Petrill and wife Kelly all of Monroe, Terry Shawn Petrill and wife Lisa of North Myrtle Beach, S.C.; (one) daughter, Stacey Hempfield and husband Duane of Port Orange, Florida; (eight) grandchildren, Amy Duncan, Justin Petrill, Kaylin Ridge, Ian and Noah Hempfield, Zander Petrill and Tori Petrill and William Ridge; and great-granddaughter Chloe Duncan; (two) sisters, Patty Survoy and Rosemary Petrill; and (two) brother, Jack Petrill and Jerry Petrill.