OBITUARY: Jim Peterson


Jim Peterson passed away on June 12, 2024 at age 78.

James Herbert “Jim” Peterson was born in Vallejo CA to Grace Priscilla Rogers Peterson and James Peterson.

He joined the U.S. Marine Corps and served 2 tours in Vietnam, 1964-1967. He was very patriotic and proud to serve his country. He enjoyed carpentry, hunting, fishing, and fly tying. Jim was a Sunday School teacher for the Explorer Group and was very involved in religious studies.

Jim is survived by his wife of 12 ½ years, Beverly Binion Peterson; children: James “Pete” (Lucinda) Peterson, Tina (Brandon) Harris, and Joshua (Agnese) Malcolm; grandchildren: Krista (Stacey) Moore, Irion Peterson, Brooking Peterson, Isabella Peterson, James “Levi” Peterson, Roddick Peterson Harris, Salem Harris, Paisley Harris, and Kimberly Malcolm; brother: John Thomas (Lorrie) Peterson; and mother-in-law: Dolores Binion.

He is preceded in death by parents Grace and James Peterson.

The Funeral Service, conducted by Pastor Will McReynolds, is at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 16, 2024 at Hope Baptist Church (1 Outlet Village Blvd, Suite 520/530), Lebanon TN. The family will be receiving friends at the church on Sunday from 2 p.m. until the service at 3 p.m. Pallbearers: Roddick, Salem, Paisley, Krista, Iri, Brooking, Isa, Levi. Honorary Pallbearers: The Explorer Group.

Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, 615.444.9393.


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