MEMORIAM: Joe Gettys, Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Monday, April 27, 2015
Joe Cornwell Gettys, 79, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., died April 16, 2015. He was born and raised in Shelby, NC. He graduated from NC State with a degree in mechanical engineering and was a test engineer at Pratt & Whitney. He is survived by wife, Nancy; daughter, Lyn (Jody); son, Tod (Kay); grandchildren, Myke, Nick and Katie; sister, Anne DuBois of St. Petersburg, Fla.; niece, Donna Hord; nephews, David and Steve Bettis of Shelby. He is preceded in death by his parents, Claude an Mattie Gettys; brother, Carl; and sister, Jean Bettis.