May 16, 2021

Mr. Barry William “Bear” Petty, Jr.

Mr. Barry William “Bear” Petty Jr., 41 of Carrollton, GA passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2020.

All his family and friends knew him as “Bear.”

He was a jack of all trades and could do anything from construction, wood cutting to mechanics.

He was an avid outdoorsman, fishing and hunting being his favorite.

He was a loving father and grandfather. His kids were his sole purpose for life. Anyone who met him always gained a memory and couldn’t help but be affected by his charisma.

Survivors include his parents, Barry W. Petty Sr. and Linda C. Petty of Carrollton; his sons, Hayden Terry W. Petty and Branson Levi Petty; his daughter and son-in-law, Brianna Petty Holloway and Dylan Holloway; granddaughter, Peysleigh Holloway; brother, Randall Petty all of Carrollton; sister and brother-in-law, Kim and Jeremy Cook; brother, Shane Caldwell; and his life partner, Kisha Mallows.

Funeral service will be conducted Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 2:00 PM from Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel with Rev. Anthony Puckett officiating.

Interment will follow in Stripling Chapel Cemetery with Jared Wheat, Jason Wheat, Derrick Green, Brad Cook, Paul Duke, and Chase Cook serving as pallbearers. Mark Bass will be honorary pallbearer.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, March 6, 2020 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

Messages of condolences can be sent to the family at

Martin Hightower Funeral Home of Carrollton, GA is in charge of the arrangements.

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