Reverend Edwin Odell Peterson 77 of 8040 NC Hwy. 210 West Garland, NC died Thursday, April 18, 2019 at his residence.
Mr. Peterson was born July 30, 1941 in Bladen Co., NC the son of the late Edwin B. Peterson and Edna Underwood Peterson. He was retired farmer and a Minister/Pastor having served at the following church's, Cypress Creek Baptist Church, Garland, West Virginia Minister Field, Sand Hill Baptist Church in Lumberton, Union Grove Baptist Church Clinton, Evergreen Baptist Church, Autryville, Pleasant Union Baptist Church Roseboro.
Funeral service will be held at 3:00P.M. Sunday, April 21, 2019 at Evergreen Baptist Church 9626 NC Hwy. 210 West, Autryville, NC by the Rev. Richard Smith, Rev. Charles Davis, Rev. Raeford Carter Jr., and Rev. David Bays. Burial will follow in the Peterson Family Cemetery.
Reverend Peterson is survived by his wife, Barbara J. Peterson, two sons, Edwin O. Peterson Jr. wife Tina of Smithfield, Steven C. Peterson wife Angie of Garland, two grandchildren, Emily Peterson of Smithfield, Craig Peterson of Garland, Special sister-in-law, Barbara J. Johnson of Garland, Brother, Howell Peterson of Charlotte, Sister, Betty Jones husband, Wayne of Lincolnton, several nieces & nephews.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, April 20, 2019 from 6:00 P.M.-8:00P.M. at Carter Funeral Home in Garland.