Franklin Eddie Peterson, 70, died at his home on Tuesday, February 16, 2021.
Eddie was born on June 5, 1950 in Marietta, GA to Luther (Pete) and Pauline Seabolt Peterson. He moved with his family to Calhoun, GA at the age of ten, where he lived for the remainder of his life. He graduated from Calhoun High School and earned degrees from West Georgia College and Georgia State University.
Eddie was preceded in death by his grandparents on both sides; his mother, Pauline Peterson; his father, Pete Peterson; and his brother, Billy Peterson. Eddie was married to Judy Peterson for 37 years. He is survived by his daughter, Sally Peterson Wyatt, and son-in-law, Josh Wyatt; and his nephew, Zach Hutchinson.
Eddie dedicated his career to public service for Gordon County and the City of Calhoun. He loved cycling, golfing, whitewater kayaking, running, and playing the guitar.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations to be made in Eddie's memory and honor to one of the following organizations:
1. Girls on the Run: https://www.girlsontherun.org/support-us/
2. Momentum Bike Clubs: http://www.momentumbikeclubs.org/giving/
3. St. Timothy's Episcopal Church
Due to COVID-19, the family will be holding a private, outdoor memorial service on Saturday, February 20th at 1:00 PM. All those who wish to attend virtually may use the Zoom link that follows.
Invitation to join the virtual memorial service via Zoom
Topic: Celebrating Eddie Peterson
Time: Feb 20, 2021 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 728 0129 0097
You may leave the family online condolences at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com
Thomas Funeral Home has proudly been entrusted with the care of Franklin Eddie Peterson.