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Donald A. Petri

August 20, 1945 ~ August 17, 2020 (age 74)


Donald A. Petri, 74, of Flemingsburg, passed away Monday, August 17, 2020, at Meadowview Regional Medical Center.

Born in Indiana on August 20, 1945, he was the son of the late Irvin and Pearl Hardin Petri.

Donald worked for the Fleming County Board of Education as a bus driver.  He also had worked in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) in Louisville.  He proudly served his country in the United States Army and the Navy during Vietnam.   He was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church.

He is survived by his wife, Ann Virginia Story Petri; his daughters, Lisa Petri and Tammy Real; his grandchildren, Kara (husband Cody) Parks, Cameron Capps, and John Michael Ford; as well as several siblings.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Jill Capps; and several siblings.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Thursday, August 20, 2020, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church with Fr. Phil DeVous as Celebrant.

Donald will be laid to rest with military rites in Resthaven Memorial Park, Louisville.

Pallbearers include Don Salyers, Cameron Capps, Donnie Carpenter, Ed Varnell, Cody Parks, and Tom Moore.

Visitation will be 9-10:30 a.m., Thursday, at Boone-Nickell Funeral Home.

In compliance with state mandate, masks are required for those in attendance.

In place of flowers, please consider a contribution in memory of Donald to Habitat for Humanity International (online: or by mail: 322 West Lamar Street, Americus, Georgia 31709) and/or Veterans Administration (online:

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August 20, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Boone-Nickell Funeral Home
150 W. Water Street
Flemingsburg, KY 41041

Funeral Service
August 20, 2020

11:00 AM
Saint Charles Borromeo
211 Mount Carmel Avenue
Flemingsburg, KY 41041

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