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Charlie C. Peterson

MANSFIELD: Charlie C. Peterson, 83, of Mansfield passed away Sunday, October 7, 2012 at home surrounded by his loving family.

Charlie was born March 9, 1929 in Durham, North Carolina the son of Henry and Molly Peterson. After graduating high school, Charlie joined the Army serving in the Korean War.

Living most of his life in Mansfield, Charlie worked as a subcontractor for many of the local residential construction companies.

Charlie enjoyed playing softball and bowling. He also looked forward to days spent catfishing at Charles Mill Lake. Quite the collector, Charlie collected a little bit of everything. He also fixed and tinkered on cars.

Through life's peaks and valleys, Charlie's love for the Lord always remained strong.

He is survived by his loving wife Geneva "Betty" Peterson of Mansfield; son and daughter-in-law Mark and April Peterson of Mansfield, son John Peterson of Mansfield, daughter and son-in-law Mary and Mike Frazier of Shiloh; grandchildren Molly and Luke Frazier, Nicole Fissle, Natichia Herndon, and Sarah Simmons; great grandson Drew Herndon; brother Howard Peterson and sister Ethel Starkey both of Durham, North Carolina; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Along with his parents he was preceded by his son Charlie Peterson, Jr. and daughter Jannie Carroll; brothers Louis, Jr. and Rudolph and sisters Mary Elizabeth and Barbara Ann.

The family will receive friends Thursday, October 11, 2012 from 4-7 p.m. in the Finefrock Chapel of the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where funeral services will be held Friday at 10 a.m. Pastor Robert Stull will officiate. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery.

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Published in the News Journal on Oct. 9, 2012
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