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Beau Gregory Peterson, 32 of Pensacola, FL died Friday, February 15, 2013.
Beau was born in Shreveport, LA on January 11, 1981, and lived in Shreveport, New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Birmingham, Brewton and Pensacola. He attended school in New Orleans at Isidore Newman School and in Pensacola at Episcopal Day School, Cordova Park Elementary, Creative Learning Center and graduated from Catholic High School where he was a member of the tennis team. He attended Louisiana State University and graduated with a degree in Finance. He was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. Beau next attended Cumberland School of Law where he earned his Law Degree. After Law School Beau moved to Brewton, AL and worked for Attorney Everett Price and Attorney Jim Hart, III. He also worked as the assistant manager for the Country Club of Brewton. Beau passed the Florida Bar Exam and went to work for the Office of the State Attorney for the First Judicial District of Florida as an Assistant State Attorney. He was doing what he loved, being in the court room. He was proud to become a member of INNS of Court. Beau served on the Session at First Presbyterian Church of Pensacola. He was also a member of the Rotary Club International.
Beau loved life. He especially loved his mother and his sisters, Ashley and Tiffany. He loved the beach, fishing, hunting, and target shooting with his father, anything about computers, boats, BMW's, great times with his brother-in-law Chad, his greatest joy HENRY, tennis, golf, Jazz and all music, dancing, singing Karaoke Country Music and volunteering within the community (Fiesta children's court with his friends at an early age was a great memory).
Beau could tell you the best of everything from laundry detergent or the best red wine for any occasion. He was a gourmet cook and loved fine wine (especially on his mother's credit card).
He developed a new love and that was flying copilot with his roommate's father. He thoroughly enjoyed his time spent with his roommate, Bryan Hamlin laughing, joking and just being himself. Bryan's tribute to Beau is a new Chocolate Lab which he has named Elly after Beau's niece that Beau so adored. Beau loved Shelby Carson. He was a friend to everyone.
Beau is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Jack and Eleanor "Elly" Williams; chosen brother, H. G. "Graham" Brown and his loved beagle, Jack.
Survivors include his mother and father, Kim Williams Peterson and Craig A. Peterson, MD of Brewton, AL; paternal grandparents, Marvin L. and Peggy Peterson of Longmont, CO; sister and brother-in-law, Ashley and Chad Daniel; niece, Eleanor "Elly" all of Prattville, AL; sister, Tiffany Peterson of Auburn, AL; uncle and godfather, Doug Williams (Irada) and their son, Alex; uncle, Bruce Williams (Janine); uncle, Mark Peterson (Ruth) and their children, Aaron, Nate, Jesse and Micah; chosen grandparents, Herbert and Diane Brown of Clearwater Beach, FL and their children, Debbie (Lee) Arnold, Jared, Greg (Beau's namesake) and Donna Brown; godmother, Lisa Leach; loving girlfriend, Shelby Carson and her parents, Ed and Kelly Carson of Pace, FL; beautiful Clara; and southern gentleman, Tip McAlpin.
A Memorial Service will be held at 5:30pm Friday, March 1, 2013 at First Presbyterian Church, 33 E. Gregory St., Pensacola, FL 32502 with Dr. Randon H. Jackson.
In lieu of flowers memorials contributions may be made to the
, Humane Society, or House of Prayer Foundation, 711 Bayview Ave., Clearwater, FL 33759 or a
Our family would like to extend an overwhelming gratitude to all of Beau's and our loving friends who have lifted us up through this time of mourning.
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Published in Pensacola News Journal from Feb. 27 to Mar. 1, 2013