John Louis Peterman Jr.

WEST POINT - John Louis Peterman, Jr., of West Point, VA died February 26, 2014 at Memorial Regional Hospital. John was born April 15, 1941 in Memphis, TN. He was preceded in death by his mother, Louise Boletta Peterman and father, John Louis Peterman, Sr.; sister, Rosemary Peterman Casini; and brothers, Francis A. Peterman and Eugene J. Peterman. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy "Pemmy" Johnson Peterman; son, Michael John Peterman and wife, Julie Weber Peterman; grandchildren, Brenna, Daniel, Carrie and Benjamin of Mechanicsville, VA; son, Robert Hugh Peterman of Chesterfield, VA; stepsons, Richard E. Dyson, Jr. and wife, Karen of Chester, VA, and Matthew O. Dyson and partner, Alex Norwood of Winston-Salem, NC; and special nieces, Laura Closson and Louise Hollis. John graduated from Christian Brothers High School, and attended Christian Brothers University and The University of Memphis in Memphis, TN. He served with the US Air Force and retired from IBM in Richmond, VA. The family received friends in a celebration of John's life on Saturday, March 1st at their home. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the West Point Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box X, West Point, VA, 23181 or the Jerusalem Cemetery Association, c/o Kim Lipscomb, 833 Horse Landing Rd., King William, VA 23086. Tributes may be posted at

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Published in Tidewater Review on Feb. 27, 2014