Joseph Victor Petro, Jr.
LEXINGTON — Joseph Victor Petro, Jr., 78, husband of Patricia Anders Petro, died Tuesday, June 7, 2011. Born in Lexington November 4, 1932, he was the son of Joseph Victor Petro and Helen Louise Kadel Petro. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church. He graduated from Henry Clay High School. He studied fine art under Victor Hammer at Transylvania University, Lexington, where he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.
In 1954, Transylvania University selected Petro to present Dwight D. Eisenhower a pencil drawing of Man o’ War in commemoration of the Presidential visit to the Bluegrass. He did graduate studies in art applied to medicine at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, and was the first Continue reading Obituaries June 6 to June 13 (continued)