Willie Peterson, Jr.February 15, 1948 ~ July 27, 2017 (age 69)
Peterson Jr., Willie, age 69, born February 15, 1948 in Dayton, Ohio, the son of Willie and Leona Peterson, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017. Willie was a graduate of Roosevelt High School, Class of 1968. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1970 and upon separation was a severely disabled veteran until passing. Preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Clinton and Terry; niece, Tasha R. Bonner; grandson George L. Dewberry Jr. He is survived by sons, Willie J. Burns, George L. Dewberry Sr.; siblings, Dondi Peterson, Kevin (Alicia) Peterson, Sherry Woods, Thomas Sr. (Leola) Peterson, Stacey Rudy, all of Dayton, OH; a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other family members.
Visitation 9-10 am Thursday, August 3, 2017 at the House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc., 2107 N. Gettysburg Ave. Graveside service will be held 10:30 am at the Dayton National Cemetery