PETERSON Mr. Albert Carl Peterson departed this earthly life on February 2, 2011. Mr. Peterson was the son of Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Peterson and was born in Waycross, Georgia. He received his early education from Cookman Elementary School and Stanton High School, Class of 1935. After World War II, he attended Frederick Douglass Business and Vocational Institute, Inc. finishing in 1954. He was employed by Afro American Life Insurance Co. for 42 years and was a part-time musician for 36 years. He also worked with Marion Graham Mortuary as an attendant for ten years. He was a member of North Jax Masonic Lodge #387, the Live Long and Like It Senior Citizens Club, and the Wilder Park Senior Citizen Club. Mr. Peterson was also a faithful member of Second Missionary Baptist Church, serving as assistant Sunday school superintendent for 24 years, clerk of the church for 28 years, and with the retired ministry. He leaves to cherish his memory: a loving and devoted wife of 73 years, Mrs. Aria L. Peterson; three loving and devoted daughters, Linda P. Crawford, Carolyn P. Floyd (Herman), and Toni P. Mundy; five loving grandchildren, Michele Floyd-Hatcher (Saryn), Alonzo McNealy, Gregory J. Crawford, Maria L. Crawford, and Traci Floyd Zamor; nine great grandchildren, cousins, Mary Jane Jones and Martha Culler, godchild, Erica Rogers, a host of additional relatives and many friends. Funeral service will be held Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Second Missionary Baptist Church, 954 Kings Rd., Rev. Odell Smith, Pastor. The late Mr. Albert Carl Peterson will rest in the mortuary for visitation of friends Friday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and in the church on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the hour of service. Interment to follow in Restlawn Memorial Park by the NORTHSIDE CHAPEL of MARION GRAHAM MORTUARIES, 1504 Gandy Street.
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Published by Florida Times-Union on Feb. 10, 2011.