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Bobby J. Peterson

February 26, 1941 ~ July 29, 2020 (age 79)


Bobby J. Peterson, age 79, of Douglas, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Lumber City Nursing Home, Lumber City, Georgia. Mr. Peterson was born on  May 26, 1941 in Coffee County, Georgia the son of the late Carlie Peterson and Carrie Cannon Peterson.

Mr. Peterson worked as a Plant Supervisor for Esco Industries and was a veteran in the United States Army serving during the Vietnam Conflict and received a Purple Heart.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Earl and Omar Peterson.

Survivors include his wife, Anne M. Peterson of Douglas, GA; daughter, Dawn Peterson of Douglas, GA; three grandchildren, Ian Brady Boatright, Payton Michele Boatright and Lauren Olivia Boatright all of Alma, GA; brother, Gene Peterson of Douglas, GA; several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held on Friday, July 31, 2020 at 2:00pm at Satilla Memorial Gardens with Rev. Mike Peterson officiating.  Military Honors will be provided by Fort Stewart Honor Guard. Pallbearers will be Carl Peterson, Joey Webster, Jordan Webster, Henry Adams, Daniel Courson and Mike Peterson. Honorary pallbearers will be Beaver Creek Crowd, Terrell Davis, Johnny Knight and Ben Vickers.

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Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Those attending are ask to maintain the recommended safe social distancing of six feet and wear protective masks in accordance with guidelines concerning the coronavirus.

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Graveside Service
July 31, 2020

2:00 PM
Satilla Memorial Gardens
5952 Hwy 441 S.
Douglas, GA 31533

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