William Irving Peterson

William Irving Peterson (Buck) entered life on August 24, 1951 in Hopewell, VA.

He transitioned on August 16, 2022 in Gaffney, SC. He is preceded in death by his parents; mother, Beulah Horne and father, William Peterson and biological father, Curtis Blanding Sr.; sister, Peggy Williams; brother, Jerome Peterson (Keystone); nephew, Ricky Williams (Luke); grandson: Raekwon Givens.

“Buck” received an education in the City of Hopewell Public School System. He worked as a Supply Supervisor at John Randolph Hospital. He loved music “Earth, Wind, and Fire” was his favorite group. All who knew and loved him will surely miss him and his presence.

“Buck” leaves behind to cherish his memories daughters: Jewell Blizzard of Hopewell, VA; Glenita (Charles) White of Clarksville, TN; step-daughter: Anita (Stacy) Hayes of Raleigh, NC; granddaughter: Ahjahne Blizzard of Hopewell, VA; great-grandson: Zyion Blizzard of Hopewell, VA, sister: Maebell Claiborne Prince George, VA; brothers: Curtis Blanding Jr. Prince George, VA, Olen (Sharon) Peterson of Dorchester, MA; nieces: Tabatha Horne of Providence,RI and Ageena Peterson of Dorchester, MA; nephews: Andre Johnson of Dallas, TX, Akil and Jameel Peterson of Dorchester, MA; close friend: Bobby Kelly and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Service will be held Friday, August 26th, at 2:00 p.m., in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Timothy L. Hunter officiating.