Joseph L. Peterson

December 13, 2016

Joseph L. Peterson 65, of Clarks Hill, Indiana, died December 13, 2016 at Clinton House Health and Rehabilitation Center.  Born April 28, 1951 in Oceanside, Cal., to Richard W. & Laura L. (Bowles) Peterson.  Joe was a 1969 graduate of Wainwright High School.  He then attended Indiana University in Bloomington.  He worked for Milestone Contractors.  Joe loved hunting, fishing, antique cars, motorcycles and was an avid collector of Indian artifacts.

Visitation and Services

No services are planned at this time. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Clarks Hill, Ind.

Survived by:

1 Daughter: Jennie (Brian) Dekker of Lafayette, Ind. and 1 Brother: William R. (Jan) Peterson of Clarks Hill, Ind.


Leave your Condolences

14 Condolences for “Joseph L. Peterson”

  1. Tammy December 17, 2016 at 9:03 am

    So sorry to hear, hugs to the family.

  2. John & Connie Dale December 17, 2016 at 9:17 am

    My wife and I knew Joe when we lived in Clarks Hill…He was one of a kind…always had something to say to make you smile! Rest in peace…Butch and Connie Dale

  3. Clark Bowles December 17, 2016 at 11:42 am

    Joe will be missed. I enjoyed knowing and being around him and he always made me feel like a friend and not just a cousin. God Bless.

  4. Cindi and Herb Danner December 17, 2016 at 1:04 pm

    So sorry for your families loss!

  5. Sarah Oyler Orem December 17, 2016 at 2:00 pm

    Bill, so sorry to see of Joe’s passing, remember lots of great times with you and your family. Prayers and hugs my friend.

  6. Claudeen Moore December 17, 2016 at 6:19 pm

    Bill, I’m so sorry to hear about Joe. Please accept my sympathy and prayers. I am wintering in FL and am unable to attend services.
    Claudeen Harris Moore

  7. Shirley Hodges Cox December 17, 2016 at 10:40 pm

    Jan and Bill my thoughts are with you at this time.

  8. Randy Linedecker December 18, 2016 at 8:40 am

    R.I.P., old friend! we had a lot good times together till I see you again!

  9. Eric W. Tyrrell December 18, 2016 at 11:48 am

    Hey Joe were going to miss you! Bill & Jane thanks for reaching out to me on Joe’s passing & we send our deepest sympathy & I will be in touch in the next week.
    Joe was a great friend for many years & I will truly miss him as will the whole Tyrrell family. The friendship between the Peterson’s, Adams,Tyrrell’s extend back to
    your father Dick & my grandfather Bill Adams.
    Joe was a huge help to me back when I moved back to Clarks Hill after being gone for many years. He was absolutely a large part of helping me through a tough period of my life, and I will be for ever grateful. Joe new that but I don’t think to many other people did. We had some great times camping,fishing, swimming down a at your Mom’s pool.
    Rest in peace Joe & I will see you later.

    Eric W. Tyrrell (E.T)

  10. Barber and friend Sketter December 18, 2016 at 4:47 pm

    To think the world will be a smaller place without your larger than life personality. I will miss you.

    • Jennie Peterson-Dekker December 21, 2016 at 1:37 pm

      Thank you for your sweet words Skeeter! Dad always spoke highly of you and enjoyed your company!

  11. Ann Ohl December 21, 2016 at 2:10 pm

    Dear Bill, I was so sorry to hear of Joe’s passing.We had a lot of fun with him & Rich growing up in Clarks Hill & now they are both gone.Know your in my thoughts at this difficult time. Sincerely, Ann Gish Ohl

  12. Linda S. Henderson December 27, 2016 at 9:49 am

    So sorry to hear of your passing my friend….makes me so sad to remember the evenings at your mothers in Lafayette, the many dinners we all prepared and shared….they were good times…rest in peace my friend.

  13. Madeline Sanders December 27, 2016 at 9:05 pm

    Sorry to see him go. Was a great boss back in the day at Clark’s hill.

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