Celebrating the life of Mitch Petrus


CARLISLE, Ark. – A funeral service was held today for Mitch Petrus in Biscoe.

Dozens of people left Mitch’s hometown of Carlisle to head to a small church in Biscoe to pay their final respects. The love for Mitch was very evident not just today but every day since his passing.

People filled the small church in Biscoe.

“He touched so many people.”

The memories of 32 year-old Mitch Petrus lingers in the hearts of so many.

“He was just fantastic. He was a great person to know”

“You were going to have a memory when you were with him.”

Tuesday morning, dozens said their final goodbyes to the friend, family man, and football player at his funeral service.

The former businessman was represented by a line of wreckers a mile long with lights on from all over the state, all outside the service, to honor him.

Tim Moody , with the Foundation for Responsible Towing, said, “we are just going to come together as a team as you see we came down from Little Rock to be a part of this to show our respects.”

This life cut short was one that many say will leave an impact far beyond the years Mitch saw.

Jordan Colclasure, a friend of Petrus’ said “His ripples are going to go way further.”

His family has set up a fund to develop a scholarship in his name.

Mitch will be missed.

His parents tell us that someone has set up a fake GoFundMe account using his name. We want everyone to know that this (https://bit.ly/2JKKrdz) is the one and only account to raise money for this scholarship in his honor.

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