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Celebrating the life of
David Frank Peterson
April 05, 1950 - September 13, 2019
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Rosary Service
  • 5:00pm - Monday, September 16, 2019
  • Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
  • 1003 East Victory Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31405

  • 912-356-6980
  • Visitation
  • 5:30pm to 7:00pm - Monday, September 16, 2019
  • Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
  • 1003 East Victory Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31405

  • 912-356-6980
  • Mass of Christian Burial
  • 10:00am - Tuesday, September 17, 2019
  • Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
  • 1003 East Victory Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31405

  • 912-356-6980

I'm late finding out that David has passed away, but I want to note that I knew David as ja unior golfer and a golf team team mate at Benedictine. I remember that David had a real penchant for making holes in one because he made several in the time I knew him. God speed, David. Roger Elmore BC '66

Roger Elmore, Beaufort, SC

I would like to extend my condolences to David’s loved ones. Always remember that God will and wants to help us when we are experiencing difficulties. “Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God, so that he may exalt you in due time, while you throw all your anxiety on him, because he cares for you.” - 1 Peter 5:6,7.

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Dave was one of the most wonderful people I ever worked with and knew. I am sorry for his loss to this world but thankful he is no longer suffering. He always shined a light into every day at HO, VeriSign and beyond. Hugs and prayers for the entire family.

Julie Bolton, Milton, GA

Barbara and family, Michael and I were so sorry to hear of David’s passing. We are out of town at the moment and will not be able to be there. Please know you are in our prayers. David was a good man and I know he will be sorely missed.

Michael and Julie Ferraro , Savannah , Georgia

David was one of the most gracious, warm-hearted and selfless men I have ever known. From the first time I met him over 30 years ago, he was an inspiration as a true gentleman, family man and friend. His enthusiasm for life and sense of humor ran deep and he shared both generously. While I have been out of touch for several years, the memories with him are strong and full of love. I will treasure our times together and the example he set for how to live life.

Kelly, Boulder, CO

Barbara and family sorry to here of your loss in my thoughts and Prayers

Pamela Ryals, 1106 Town e Park Dr Rincon, Ga

Praying for your family in this difficult time and beyond. May your memories bless you and encourage you till the day you see him again. God’s strength and peace to you.

Stacy Cerone, Savannah , Ga

Sending my love and prayers to you and your family. I’m so sorry for your loss.

Magen Peigelbeck , Savannah, Ga

one of my favorite parts of childhood was the peterson family. kristen was my babysitter and david’s sister dale is my godmother. i remember when i was little mr. david introduced me to clam strips and it’s still my favorite and i still think of him. christmas was always warm and welcoming and even just a sunday dinner. thanks for the impact you had in my life. mr. david you will be missed and my prayers go out to you and the family. watch over us and say hi to grandma mary ?

amanda shipman, new port richey , florida

Great man great mentor was a wonderful person to be around

Johnathen Knight, Savannah, Ga

I met David through my wife Heather who worked at Lowe's with him. He was such a wonderful and generous man I'm sorry for your loss this world has lost a very very generous and great person

Mitchum laird, Bloomingdale , Ga

We are deeply sorry for your loss. Dave was like a second dad to me. He will be missed by so many!!!! Prayers for family and friends of such a wonderful man!! Love you Dave!!!

Laird Family, Bloomingdale, Ga

Barbara, our hearts go out to you and your family. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Carl & Niki

Carl D Johnson, Palm Coast, FL

Mr. David (and Ms. Barbara) were so welcoming to our family when we joined the Blessed Sacrament Parish. David, generous in spirit and heart, showed me how to become a better version of myself. He showed me how to be a better person through patience and understanding, and he demonstrated true elements of a Dynamic Catholic. He leaves a legacy of love and compassion. Our condolences to you all.

Moyer Family, Savannah, Georgia

Condolences to the Peterson family. Suzanne, so sorry for the loss of your dad. Prayers for the Peterson and the Ward family. Dickie and Glenda Vinson and Cathy Bunch

Dickie Vinson, Savannah, Georgia

You and your family are in our prayer and I will always remember Daved the time we spent together the last three or four years when we played golf on Sunday afternoons.

Russell and Marcia Evans, Savannah,, Ga 31406

Barbara, U are in our thoughts and prayers.. Your family has always been special to us,..David was an amazing Father, Husband and Friend! Fondly Ellen and Ed Henderson

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Barbara,I am so sorry for your loss. I will keep you and the girls in my prayers. May he Rest In Peace . Love Camille

Camille Wallden, Sav, Ga

Thoughts and prayers to the family of David. He will always be in our thoughts and remembered by all whose lives he touched.

Harry and Sherri Connolly, Savannah, Ga

Barbara, I am so sorry to hear about David. You and your entire family are in Kathryn and my prayers. May God wrap his arms around you and give you comfort doing this time of sorrow and loss.

Frank and Kathryn Murray , Savannah , GA

David Frank Peterson, 69, passed away Friday, September 13, 2019 at Hospice House with his family by his side. He was born April 5, 1950 in Savannah to the late Frank Matthew Peterson and Mary Abbott Peterson. David was a 1968 graduate of Benedictine Military School and attended the University of South Carolina and Armstrong State College. He retired as Director of Operations of VeriSign, and was a communicant of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. He was an avid golfer, and spent weekends playing with his son-in-law, Carl Ward and his grandson, Trace.

Surviving are his wife, Barbara Weimar Peterson, two daughters, Suzanne Peterson Ward (Carl), and Kristen Peterson Lufburrow (Matthew), one sister, Dale Peterson Murray, and two grandchildren, Madie Katherine Ward, and Carl Franklin “Trace” Ward, III, and his favorite couch buddy, Gus. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and his many bonus daughters.

Rosary Service will be 5:00 p.m., Monday, September 16, 2019 with Visitation to follow until 7:00 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church building fund, St. Vincent’s Academy, or Benedictine Military School.

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GUEST BOOK

I'm late finding out that David has passed away, but I want to note that I knew David as ja unior golfer and a golf team team mate at Benedictine. I remember that David had a real penchant for making holes in one because he made several in the time I knew him. God speed, David. Roger Elmore BC '66

Roger Elmore, Beaufort, SC

I would like to extend my condolences to David’s loved ones. Always remember that God will and wants to help us when we are experiencing difficulties. “Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God, so that he may exalt you in due time, while you throw all your anxiety on him, because he cares for you.” - 1 Peter 5:6,7.

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Dave was one of the most wonderful people I ever worked with and knew. I am sorry for his loss to this world but thankful he is no longer suffering. He always shined a light into every day at HO, VeriSign and beyond. Hugs and prayers for the entire family.

Julie Bolton, Milton, GA

Barbara and family, Michael and I were so sorry to hear of David’s passing. We are out of town at the moment and will not be able to be there. Please know you are in our prayers. David was a good man and I know he will be sorely missed.

Michael and Julie Ferraro , Savannah , Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Anna B Highsmith — Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Christina W - my deepest condolences — Georgia

David was one of the most gracious, warm-hearted and selfless men I have ever known. From the first time I met him over 30 years ago, he was an inspiration as a true gentleman, family man and friend. His enthusiasm for life and sense of humor ran deep and he shared both generously. While I have been out of touch for several years, the memories with him are strong and full of love. I will treasure our times together and the example he set for how to live life.

Kelly, Boulder, CO

Barbara and family sorry to here of your loss in my thoughts and Prayers

Pamela Ryals, 1106 Town e Park Dr Rincon, Ga

Praying for your family in this difficult time and beyond. May your memories bless you and encourage you till the day you see him again. God’s strength and peace to you.

Stacy Cerone, Savannah , Ga

Candle tribute lit by Tai R. — Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Jan Holland Ethridge — Georgia

Sending my love and prayers to you and your family. I’m so sorry for your loss.

Magen Peigelbeck , Savannah, Ga

one of my favorite parts of childhood was the peterson family. kristen was my babysitter and david’s sister dale is my godmother. i remember when i was little mr. david introduced me to clam strips and it’s still my favorite and i still think of him. christmas was always warm and welcoming and even just a sunday dinner. thanks for the impact you had in my life. mr. david you will be missed and my prayers go out to you and the family. watch over us and say hi to grandma mary ?

amanda shipman, new port richey , florida

Candle tribute lit by Johnathen knight — Georgia

Great man great mentor was a wonderful person to be around

Johnathen Knight, Savannah, Ga

I met David through my wife Heather who worked at Lowe's with him. He was such a wonderful and generous man I'm sorry for your loss this world has lost a very very generous and great person

Mitchum laird, Bloomingdale , Ga

We are deeply sorry for your loss. Dave was like a second dad to me. He will be missed by so many!!!! Prayers for family and friends of such a wonderful man!! Love you Dave!!!

Laird Family, Bloomingdale, Ga

Barbara, our hearts go out to you and your family. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Carl & Niki

Carl D Johnson, Palm Coast, FL

Candle tribute lit by Jennifer Powell Carroll — Virginia

Mr. David (and Ms. Barbara) were so welcoming to our family when we joined the Blessed Sacrament Parish. David, generous in spirit and heart, showed me how to become a better version of myself. He showed me how to be a better person through patience and understanding, and he demonstrated true elements of a Dynamic Catholic. He leaves a legacy of love and compassion. Our condolences to you all.

Moyer Family, Savannah, Georgia

Condolences to the Peterson family. Suzanne, so sorry for the loss of your dad. Prayers for the Peterson and the Ward family. Dickie and Glenda Vinson and Cathy Bunch

Dickie Vinson, Savannah, Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Carol and Billy Ray — Georgia

You and your family are in our prayer and I will always remember Daved the time we spent together the last three or four years when we played golf on Sunday afternoons.

Russell and Marcia Evans, Savannah,, Ga 31406

Barbara, U are in our thoughts and prayers.. Your family has always been special to us,..David was an amazing Father, Husband and Friend! Fondly Ellen and Ed Henderson

, ,

Barbara,I am so sorry for your loss. I will keep you and the girls in my prayers. May he Rest In Peace . Love Camille

Camille Wallden, Sav, Ga

Thoughts and prayers to the family of David. He will always be in our thoughts and remembered by all whose lives he touched.

Harry and Sherri Connolly, Savannah, Ga

Barbara, I am so sorry to hear about David. You and your entire family are in Kathryn and my prayers. May God wrap his arms around you and give you comfort doing this time of sorrow and loss.

Frank and Kathryn Murray , Savannah , GA


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