MILLEDGEVILLE – Jimmie D. Peterson Sr., 82, of Milledgeville, formerly of the Quad Cities, left this life gracefully Friday, Sept. 21, 2018.
Jimmie D. was born June 24, 1936, to Floyd and Sylvia (Halterman) Peterson in Ames, Iowa. He was united in marriage to Barbara Mooney on Nov. 15, 1958, and she passed away on Aug. 28, 2003. He later married Gini Real on July 6, 2006 in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Jimmie D. retired July 31, 1987 from John Deere Foundry after 29 years of service, working his way from the foundry to management.
Jimmie D. loved to travel, and enjoyed country music and wood working. He did life his way.
Those missing him greatly are his wife of 12 years, Gini; children, Debbie Graham of Cordova, Cindy (Randy) Lemons of Fort Towson, Oklahoma, Jim Peterson Jr. of Hampton, Marcel (Liz) Hutchison of Milledgeville, Domonique (Alan) Beck of Chadwick, and Malynda Last of Milledgeville; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
He also was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Larry Peterson; and a sister, Juanita Fry.
Services were Friday at Runge Mortuary in Davenport, Iowa. He was laid to rest at Fairmount Cemetery in Davenport.
Memorials may be directed to Rock River Hospice & Home or the Volunteer Milledgeville Fire Department-Ambulance. Visit rungemortuary.com to send condolences.