Michael L. Peterson, age 70 of Wilmington passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015.
He was born in Brockton, MA on November 11, 1944 to Lawrence and Winnifred Peterson.
Michael was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church, and was a retired carpenter. He was a proud veteran of the US Navy and a member of the Veterans of Foreign War and America Legion. He enjoyed spending time with his family and riding his Victory Motorcycle on many excursions.
Michael is survived by his wife of 49 years, Patricia “Patty” Peterson; three daughters, Shannon Peterson, Nicole Peterson, and Tami Gotto; nine grandchildren, and two great grandchildren; sister, Gayle Salemme and a brother, Jeffrey Peterson.
A Celebration of Life ceremony will be held 11 am Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Fellowship Baptist Church, 5709 Murrayville Rd., officiated by Rev. Arnold Griffin. A reception will follow in the church gathering hall.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099.