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William Henry "Bill" Peterson

January 25, 1919 — June 23, 2016


Obituary for William Henry "Bill" Peterson

Mr. William Henry “Bill” Peterson, 97, of Eclectic, passed away June 23, 2016. He was born January 25, 1919.

Visitation will be Friday, June 24, from 3-5 pm at Linville Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Saturday, June 25, at 11 am at Linville Memorial Chapel with Rev. Marty Dunlap and Rev. David Babson officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Eclectic, Linville Memorial Funeral home directing.

He is survived by his daughter, Nancy Doler (Rickey); stepdaughter, Mary E. Hopper (Danny); stepsons, John Goodman (Debra) and Derrick Goodman (Denise); grandson, Kevin Doler (Tracie); step-grandchildren, Steven Goodman, Angela Cox, John Goodman, Jeanine Pitchford, Paige Armstrong and Haley Goodman; and nine step-great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wives, Sybil Askew Peterson and Evelyn Taylor Peterson.

Bill was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War and retired from the United States Air Force after 20 years of service. He loved going to church and enjoyed gospel music. He never met a stranger and always had a story to share.

Online condolences at

Linville Memorial Funeral Home
Eclectic, Alabama

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723 Main St, Eclectic, AL 36024

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