Obituary for Jimmy Douglas Peterson
Jimmy Douglas Peterson
Jimmy Peterson, age 86, passed away January 11, 2018. Jimmy was born in Bessemer and raised in Raimund Heights. He served in the U.S. Army from 1952-1954. He worked for Pullman Standard and U.S. Pipe, retiring in 1994. Jimmy was a member of the Morgan United Methodist Church.
Jimmy is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Edna Peterson; daughter, Elizabeth Slay and husband Mark; grandchildren, Sarah Slay, Mark C. Slay and Marley Slay; brother, Bob Peterson and wife Yolanda; and many loving nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents Phillip and Annie Lucille Peterson; brothers P.H., Ken and Jerry; and sister Cheryl Peterson.
Funeral services will be held at Valhalla Funeral Home Tuesday, January 16 at 1:00 PM with visitation immediately prior at 12:00 PM. The family would like to extend their thanks to the Birmingham VA Home-based Primary Care, Oxford Home Health, friends, neighbors and their church family.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Morgan United Methodist Church, 2701 Morgan Road, Bessemer, Al. 35022