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William Lee Peterson

March 15, 1953 February 28, 2018
William Lee Peterson
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Obituary for William Lee Peterson

William Lee Peterson, age 64, of Louisville, Kentucky, passed away on February 28th at his home. Lee was born in Fort Knox, KY on March 15, 1953. He was adored by his family for his gentle soul, giving heart and fondness for all God's creatures. His lifelong bond with the great outdoors brought him tremendous joy. Lee truly lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures, chatting with friends, spending time with family, and writing poetry and short stories and listening to The Beatles. He had the uncanny ability to make friends with people from all walks of life and diverse backgrounds.

Lee is preceded in death by his father, Dr. James H. Peterson, his mother, Vernell L. Peterson, and his brother, James H. Peterson, II.

He is survived by his siblings and their family; Charlotte Peterson, Linda Scott, Donald Peterson, Robert Peterson, John Peterson, Linda Phillips. Cindy Gellhaus, and Margaret Hibbs.

He was honored by his family at a private service. He was laid to rest by his parents at Hardin Memorial Garden in Radcliff, KY.

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North Hardin Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

1100 South Logsdon Pkwy
Radcliff, KY 40160

1100 South Logsdon Pkwy Radcliff 40160 KY
United States

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