John Carl Peterson, Sr.

John Carl Peterson, Sr.

Kill Devil Hills, NC

John Carl Peterson, Sr., 91, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died Friday, January 9, 2009 at the Outer Banks Hospital, Nags Head. Mr. Peterson was born in Nags Head, NC and built and owned the See Sea Motel in Kill Devil Hills and was a retired plumber. He was a member of the Colington United Methodist Church and a veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Peterson was the son of the late James Jordan ‘Jerd’ and Alexania ‘Deanie’ Perry Peterson.

Mr. Peterson is survived by his wife, Margarete Bertram Peterson of the residence and was predeceased by his wife Alda Moore Peterson, the mother of his three daughters, Karen P. Brickhouse of Columbia, NC, Margie P. Johnson of Virginia Beach, VA, and Cheryl P. McDonald of Colington, NC, and a son, Carl Peterson, Jr. of Kill Devil Hills, NC. Other survivors include a brother, Frank Boseman of Goldsboro, NC and five grandchildren, Lee Brickhouse, Lisa B. Davis, Whitney Johnson, Christy Peterson Clark and Devin McDonald; four great-grandchildren, Cloey Davis, Kylee Clark, Jack Clark and Emily Ann Davis. Mr. Peterson was predeceased by his sisters, Katherine Williams, Selma P. Gray, Doris P. Stein and his brother, James Peterson.

Funeral services will be held at Colington United Methodist Church on Sunday, January 11, 2009 at 2:00 PM with Rev. Robert Pitsch and Rev. Teresa Holloway officiating. Burial will be in Hilltop Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the fellowship hall immediately following the committal service. Memorials may be made to Colington Volunteer Fire Dept 108 Schoolhouse Road, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 or Dare County Home Health and Hospice, P.O. Box 1000, Manteo, NC 27954.

Twiford Colony Chapel, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements.

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