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Jerry V. Peterson

August 24, 1929 — May 24, 2023

Akron

Jerry Victor Peterson 
93 years 9 months 
8/24/1929 to 5/24/2023
Preceded in death by Swedish immigrant parents Carl and Gunvor Pettersson, daughter Rhonda and grandson Larry, siblings Harry, Dorris, Lillian, Alice and Marion. 
A Korean wartime veteran, lifetime member of VFW Post 3880 and American Legion Post 0449.  Jerry was a very generous and caring person, never wanting accolades for his generosities.  Jerry was always a supervisor, a strong and steady presence, a go with the flow kind of guy living a very simple life. Jerry loved war and western movies, reading the Beacon Journal, watching Judge Judy and The Price is Right.  A retiree of Firestone, starting in the mailroom at 15 years old, eventually becoming a supervisor of racing and experimental, only missing 8 days of work in 38 years.  He will be greatly missed, as he is greatly loved.  He is survived by daughter Renee (David), son Mark and daughter Roslyn.  Grandchildren Shannon (Todd), Rachelle (Charlie), Jessica, Brandon, Mackenzie (Marty), Natalie (Jason), Jill (Chris), and Luke Victor.  Jerry is also survived by many great grandchildren and one great, great grandson, brother Larry and a slew of nieces and nephews he adored.  Carry on Soldier.
 
Visitation will be 12:00 PM until 12:30 PM Monday, June 12, 2023 at the Adams Mason Funeral Home (791 East Market St.), where a memorial service will begin at 12:30 PM, followed by a procession to Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery for military honors at 2:15 PM.  Arrangements entrusted to Adams Mason Funeral Home (330) 535-9186


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Visitation

Monday, June 12, 2023

12:00 - 12:30 pm (Eastern time)

Adams Mason Funeral Home

791 E Market St, Akron, OH 44305

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Memorial Service

Monday, June 12, 2023

12:30 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Adams Mason Funeral Home

791 E Market St, Akron, OH 44305

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Graveside Service

Monday, June 12, 2023

2:15 - 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery

10175 Rawiga Rd, Seville, OH 44273

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