DEATH / OBITUARIES :Family and friends are mourning the death of Bob Petty who recently passed away.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
So sorry to hear of the passing of a man who befriended me when I came to Chicago 38 years ago. Bob Petty who was one of the 1st African American anchor/reporters here at @ABC7Chicago was 79. #RIP Bob.