Jimmy C. Peterson, age 76, Flag Pond, passed away peacefully at his residence on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, while he was surrounded by his family. He is a son of the late Luther and Disa Bennett Peterson. Jimmy lived most of his life in Poplar before moving to Unicoi County in 1983.
He was a retired Electrician with over fifty years of service. Jimmy was a believer in Jesus, and he was of the Christian Faith. He loved fishing, hunting, growing a garden, watching NASCAR, and listening to bluegrass music.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers: Larry Peterson and Mac Peterson.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife, Jo-Ann Clouse; his son, Travis Peterson, Erwin; granddaughter, Ainsley Peterson; six brothers: R.L. Peterson, Willard Peterson, Calvin Peterson, Dayton Peterson (Kathy), J.C. Peterson and Sherrill Peterson (Tammy); one sister, Bratsy Miller; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Jimmy’s family will receive friends on Thursday, August 18, 2022, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Robert Ledford Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Roger Laws will officiate the memorial service at 7:00 p.m.
Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Peterson family at www.ledfordfuneralhomes.com.
Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Peterson family. (423) 743-1380.