He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed gardening and working in his yard.
He was very active with the Multiple Sclerosis Society. He was a member of Delano Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his father, Floyd E. Peterson.
He is survived by his mother, Louise Peterson of Etowah; two sons: Thomas Hunter Peterson of Etowah and Dylan Peterson of Benton; brother, Don Peterson and wife, Eveleen, of Etowah; sister, Robin Peterson of Louisiana; several nieces and nephews; and dear friends: Dylan Burgess and Jake Hairrell.
The funeral will be at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Higgins officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home prior to the service.
The family requests that memorials be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Mid South Chapter, 214 Overlook Circle, Suite 153, Brentwood TN 37027.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Peterson family guest book at www.higginsfuneral.com.