Ralph Gerald Peterson, 71, died August 29, 2011 at Macclenny Nursing and Rehab Center.
Mr. Peterson lived in Glen St. Mary for the past 30 years. He was a Vietnam veteran serving in the U.S. Navy for 21 years and retired as a senior chief petty officer. He was a member of the Missouri Synod Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was preceded in death by his son Jon Allen Peterson.Survivors include his wife Cathryn Crews Peterson of Glen St. Mary; son Jerald (Debra) Peterson of Glen St. Mary; sister Darlene Finch of Arkansas; grandchildren Joshua, Dustin and Jordan Peterson.
A graveside funeral service for Mr. Peterson will be August 31 at 3:00 pm in the Macedonia Cemetery with the Rev. Eddie Griffis officiating. Guerry Funeral Home Macclenny is in charge of arrangements.