Gene A. Peterson, 75
BENSON — Mr. Gene Auston Peterson, 75, died in Wake Med of Cary, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014.
The funeral will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Royal-Hall Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Chris Searles and Dr. Herbert Carter officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memorial Park.
Born in 1938 in Sampson County, Mr. Peterson was the son of the late Robert Wilbur and Katie Lou Pridgen Peterson. He was a member of Johnson Memorial Free Will Baptist Church, a Raleigh Auxiliary Police Officer, and a retired nurse. He served in the United States Air Force from 1958-1962.
He was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Dale Peterson.
He is survived by his wife, Eunice Jones Peterson; two sons, Gene Auston Peterson, Jr and wife, Brenda of Benson, and Brian Keith Peterson and wife, Sarah of Willow Springs; two sisters, Judy Bloodworth of Clinton, and Bonnie King of Lumberton; a brother, Robert Wilbur Peterson Jr. of Fayetteville; one grandchild, Kaitlin Rose Peterson; and one step grandson, Michael Harper.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service and other times at his home.
Condolences may be sent by visiting www.royalhallfuneralhome.com. Royal-Hall is honored to serve the Peterson Family.