Edward Larry Peterson, “Toenails,” 85, of Springfield Twp., OH, passed away on April 6, 2014.
Ed was born on July 7, 1928, in Erwin, TN, to the late Philmore and Elizabeth Peterson.
He was stationed in Germany with the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and later retired from Lawson Milk Company. He was a longtime member of the Akron Baptist Temple.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ingeburg; sister and brother-in-law, Elaine and Earl Thompson; and sister, Betty Jo Peterson.
He will be deeply missed by his sons, George, Clifford (Carla) and Timothy; brother, Gordon (Barbara); grandchildren, David (Jen), Cristin (Matthew), Ryan (Rachel), Alicia (Dan), Harold and Kathleen; and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at Newcomer Funeral Home in Akron, OH, and burial took place at Hillside Memorial Park in Akron, OH.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of VNS, 3358 Ridgewood Rd., Copley, OH 44333.
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Newcomer Funeral Home (330) 784-3334