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Wayne Peterson

February 14, 1943 — June 4, 2019

Wayne Peterson

Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory announces the funeral services for Mr. Wayne Peterson, age 76, who passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Landmark Hospital in Savannah. A native of Coffee County living in Baxley for the past 25 years, Mr. Peterson was a United States Air Force Veteran, the former owner of S&W restaurant and a retired CPA.  He was a member of Lonehill United Methodist Church in West Green.


He was preceded in death by his daughter, Paula Thompson; parents, Albert and Ruth Courson Peterson and sister, Joyce Brown.


Survivors include his wife, Shirley Peterson of Baxley; daughter, Tammie Orvin and husband, Gary of Baxley; three grandchildren, Ashley Griffis, Vicki Thomson and Sierra Baxley; six great grandchildren; brother, Eddie Peterson of West Green; several nieces and nephews also survive.


Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 2pm at the Nobles Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Lonnie Spikes officiating.


Interment will follow in the Omega Cemetery.


Visitation will be held one hour prior to funeral services at the funeral home.


Active Pallbearers Steven Miles, Rick Orvin, Dereck Griffis, Aaron Smith, Russell Ware, Edsel Mayers and Steve Wynn.


Honorary pallbearers will be all family and friends in attendance.


The family will assemble on Friday at the home of Tammie and Gary Orvin at 2504 Prentiss Rd.


Friends and family may sign the online guest book at


Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Mr. Wayne Peterson.

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