Edwyn Dale Peterson
Edwyn Dale Peterson
  • January 17, 1932 - August 27, 2017
  • Mcdonough, Georgia

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Mr. Edwyn Dale Peterson, age 85 of McDonough, Georgia passed away August 27, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia to the late John Alexander and Frances Helen Dale Peterson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Sue Beard Peterson in 2016, a daughter, Eugena Lynn Awtrey and a brother, John Alexander Peterson. Edwyn was a graduate of McRae-Helena High School and Georgia State University. He retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation in 1982 and was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. Survivors include his children, Karin S. (Bill) Salter of Columbia, SC, Edwyn D. (Rubie) Peterson, Jr. of the Philippines, Virginia L. (Jack) Eison of Morrow, GA; grandchildren, Jason Eison of New Orleans, LA, Ryan Eison of Jackson, GA, Findlay Salter of Columbia, SC, Chatham Salter of Manhattan Beach, CA, Cooper Salter of Park City, UT, G. Dale Peterson of Raleigh, NC, Jeremy T. Peterson of Fayetteville, NC, Zachary Q. Awtrey of Whitier, NC, Taylor Lea Awtrey of Whitier, NC and Michael T. Awtrey of Whitier, NC; great grandchildren, Alexandria Marie Eison of Jackson, GA, Avery Leann Eison of Jackson, GA, Daylen Marie Eison of Jackson, GA and Graham Dale Peterson, Jr. of Raleigh, NC. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, August 31, 2017 – 11:00 AM in the Haisten Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Dave Riley will officiate. Friends may visit the family Wednesday from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions are asked to be made to the International Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia Foundation, 6144 Clark Central Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34238 in memory of Mr. Peterson. Arrangements are under the direction of Haisten Funeral Home of McDonough.