Rudolph Pettus, former magistrate and city councilman, dies

Pettus (left) spoke to Fiscal Court in 2013

Former Christian Fiscal Court magistrate, Hopkinsville city councilman and Hopkinsville policeman Rudolph Pettus passed away Saturday morning.

Pettus served District 1 as magistrate from 1999 through 2014, having already spent several years on city council.

County Attorney Mike Foster remembers Pettus as a man who cared deeply for his community.

Pettus was 84 years old and arrangements are incomplete at Gamble Funeral Home.