December 1, 1940 - October 21, 2020
Garland Ray Peterson, Sr., 79, passed away on October 21st, 2020 in Deming New Mexico.. A visitation will be held Monday November 2nd, from 7:00p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Sanders Funeral Home. A service will be held Tuesday, November 3rd at 10:00am at Sanders Funeral Home Chapel with the burial following at the City of Lubbock Cemetery. Garland Ray Peterson, Sr was born December 1st 1940 to Harry & Mary Lee Peterson, in Tulip, Texas. Garland was a Veteran of the U.S. Army. He served his country from 1959-1961. After the Army Garland worked two years with the California Division of Forestry and Fire Protection. Garland started his Professional Truck Driving Career in 1965 with Featherlite Block. Over the next 55 years he drove for Companies like Furrs Supermarkets, Robert Heath, and Whites Transportation. Garland was well known in the Trucking industry as “TUMBLEWEED”. He was a longtime member of the Assembly of God Church. On February 19th 1968, Garland married the love of his life and best friend, Alice Mae Page. They have three children, Laura Peterson Ivey (27- Deceased in 1993), Garland Peterson Jr. (43-Deceased in 2016), and Carelton (C.J.) Peterson 43. Family was everything to Garland. He especially loved the tittle of “Papa”. He is survived by his wife, Alice Peterson, one son, C.J. Peterson. Daughter-in-law Cortnee Peterson. Three grandsons, Aaron Burrow, Jason Peterson and Justyne Bowles. Two granddaughters, Sydnee Mae Peterson and Sallee Rae Peterson. One great grandson, Jason Ray Peterson Jr, and 3 great granddaughters. Piper Janice Burrow, Journey Laura Mae Peterson and Palmer June Burrow. Sister, Becky Randall of McMinnville, Oregon, and Brother, Rodney K. Peterson of Lubbock, Tx. Garland was preceded by his daughter Laura Peterson Ivey of LubbockTx, son Garland Ray Peterson Jr of Lubbock Tx, brother, Newton Peterson of Dallas, Tx, sister Alice Lemmons of Dallas Tx , and parents Harry Kelton Peterson of Lubbock, Tx and Mary Lee Peterson of Fresno, CA.
Garland Ray Peterson, Sr., 79, passed away on October 21st, 2020 in Deming New Mexico.. A visitation will be held Monday November 2nd, from 7:00p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Sanders Funeral Home. A service will be held Tuesday, November 3rd at 10:00am... View Obituary & Service Information
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