PEORIA - George T. Peterson, 84, of Peoria passed away at 4:36 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at Heddington Oaks in West Peoria.
He was born Oct. 3, 1929, in Peoria to Thomas and Edna Peterson. They preceded him in death.
George is survived by his close friends who were his family, Eddie (Joan) Tucker and their children, Jackie, Joanie, John, James, Edna and Abbey.
He worked as a mail carrier in the city of Peoria for 24 years before retiring.
He was a U.S. Korean War Army Veteran.
George loved the outdoors, especially fishing, riding his bike, college football and basketball.
Cremation has been accorded. Memorial services will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday, March 3, 2014, at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria. Family will receive friends one hour before services on Monday at the chapel.
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