Scott Derwin Petry

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 23, 2009 at 11 a.m. at the Ebenezer Church of the Nazarene for Scott Derwin Petry, 53, of Crowley, who died on Saturday, July 18, 2009, after being involved in a automobile accident on Faulk Road.

Pastor Joe Talhelm will officiate for the services. Burial will be held in Indian Bayou Methodist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be observed at Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 22 from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. and will resume at the Ebenezer Church of the Nazarene on Thursday, July 23 from 9 a.m. until time of services.

Scott is survived by his wife, Darlene Gey Spell Petry of Crowley; one daughter, Danielle Elaine Robison and her fiance’, Michael “Mike” Blanchet of Meaux; three sisters, Susan P. Faulk of Crowley, Rebecca P. Bertucci of Marrero and Lisa P. Millet of Westwego; three brothers, Chris Petry of Westwego, Terry Petry of Crowley and Ronnie Deckelman of Mississippi; ten brothers and sisters-in-law, Blake Fallo, Sr. of Denham Springs, Jan Petry of Alabama, Frank Faulk of Crowley, Jackie Broussard of Egan, Keith Millet, Sr. of Westwego, Jerry and Pam Abshire of Rayne, Tim and Mona Gill of Crowley and Barry Spell of Crowley; his mother-in-law, Nina Faulk Spell of Crowley; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ephraim Edison “Pa Pete” Petry and Laura Elizabeth Morgan Petry; one sister, Brenda P. Fallo; three brothers, Darryl Petry, Mark Petry, Danny Roy Petry and one brother-in-law, Danny Bertucci.

Born in New Orleans on November 21, 1955, he lived most of his life in Westwego, La. He relocated to Crowley in January 1990, to begin his 20 year journey with Darlene and Danielle. Married for 15-plus years, he and Darlene made their home in the Ebenezer community. Scott, the dedicated family man, was a loving son, brother, friend, uncle, husband and father. He was a talented storyteller with lots of humor and never at a loss for words, gardener who grew beautiful roses, an accomplished artist, and singer with a beautiful tenor voice. He enjoyed praising God with the church choirs.

He was employed as a mechanic by Capitol Manufacturing for 19 plus years. Each time a mishap would occur at work, he would yell “You like that!!!” Scott very much enjoyed his job at Capitol and made many life-long friends.

Pallbearers include his nephews, Keith Millet, Jr., Blake Fallo, Jr., Jeremy Abshire, Jason Bertucci, Courtland Istre and his cousin, “Cuz” Ray Morgan.

Danielle loves her daddy and will miss him very much. Darlene and family would like you all to smile when you think of Scott.

Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home, Inc. of Crowley is in charge of arrangements.

Friends may express their condolences at www.geesey-ferguson.com.

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