Funeral services for John Louis Peterson, Sr., 79, will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 31, 2012 at Terry's Mortuary Chapel. Reverend David Dumas will officiate. Interment will be in the Morning Star Church Cemetery. The body will lie in state at the chapel one hour prior to the service. Mr. Peterson died Monday, March 26, 2012 at his residence. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Mary Peterson; and sister, Mary Blakney. Mr. Peterson was a member of Mt. Canaan Baptist Church; graduate of Westside High School and Alabama A&M University; a former educator retiring from the state of Ohio; barber at Knox Street Barbershop; and member of Amvets Post No. 25, Elks Lodge #1171 and the 24 Horseman Club. Survivors are his sons, John Peterson, Jr. of Rockledge, FL and Juan (Tina) Peterson of Bowling Green, KY; daughter, Cheryl (Ronald) Phillips of Bessemer; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Visit www.terrysmortuary.com for online obituary and condolences. Terry's Metropolitan Mortuary will direct the services.
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Terry's Metropolitan Mortuary
1702 Battle Street West
Talladega, AL 35161
Published in The Daily Home on Mar. 30, 2012