John Peterson

John Richard Peterson, 79, of Sweet Home, died Dec. 9, 2021, in Lebanon.

He was born June 28, 1942, in Myrtle Point to Edwin and Clara (Quilhaugh) Peterson.

He grew up in Powers and had lived in Sweet Home for 50 years. He worked as a cutter for Peterson Timber for 50 years.

Mr. Peterson also cut and sold firewood. He loved hunting, fishing and the outdoors.

He is survived by his brother, Dan Peterson and sister-in-law Lana of Springfield; and many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Peterson was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Robert and William.

Burial will be in Powers Cemetery. A celebration of life will take place at a later date.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.