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Weldon Peterson Jr.

October 12, 1957 — October 17, 2022


Weldon H. “Herb” Peterson Jr., 65, of Chesterfield passed away October 17, 2022. He was born in Petersburg on October 12, 1957 and was preceded in death by his father, Weldon H. “Pete” Peterson Sr. Herb was a member of Beulah United Methodist Church and served as an IT Specialist for the USDA for nearly 35 years. He was an avid fan of University of Virginia sports, especially basketball, and he enjoyed playing golf at Meadowbrook Country Club. Above all, he was a devoted father and husband and there was nothing he cherished more than spending time with his family. He is survived by his mother, Joan Peterson; wife of 35 years, Joanna Peterson; children, Russell (Caroline), Alison and Katherine Peterson; sister, Lisa Peterson; brother, Dan Peterson and many special cousins. A celebration of life will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, October 28, 2022 at Meadowbrook Country Club, 3700 Cogbill Road, Richmond, Virginia 23234. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross or to Feed More!/donation/checkout . Online condolences may be registered at

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Friday, October 28, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Meadowbrook Country Club (Cogbill Road, Richmond, Virginia)


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