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John Thomas Peterson
Wednesday, 02 January 1929 - Friday, 20 December 2019
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Service Type - Funeral

 John Thomas Peterson, age 90, of Central South, Carolina, while surrounded by his family, went home to his Heavenly Father on December 20th at 2:00 PM.

He was born January 2, 1929 in Holmes County, Florida the son of late Mae and John Henry Peterson. On March 16, 1957, he married Mary Alice Carroll, daughter of late Mary and Lee Carroll. 

A Life Celebration Service will be Held Saturday, December 28th at 10:00 AM at Beggs Funeral Home, Madison Chapel.

A viewing will be Friday, December 27th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Beggs Funeral Home. 

 He served in the U. S. Army for two tours of duty in the Korean War. He received several medals, one of which was a Purple Heart for a gun shot wound while in battle. 

 He and his wife spent the majority of their lives in Greenville, Florida, while spending the last 13 years in Central South Carolina with their daughter and son-in-Law.

 Of all his life’s achievements, he placed the greatest value on his relationship with Jesus Christ and his love and devotion for his wife and family.

 He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Mary Carroll Peterson; one daughter, Angie Springer (Tom) of South Carolina; three sons, John Lee Peterson (Connie) of Madison, Fl, Harold Eugene Peterson (Tina) of Greenville, Fl, and Brian Christopher Peterson (Jerri) of Monticello, FL; 1 brother, Jacob Carthel Peterson (Margie) of Mayo, FL, and a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. 

 

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