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Edward C. Peterson

March 16, 1952 - November 29, 2009

A memorial service will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 4, at Community Chapel, 42250 Ames Creek Rd., Sweet Home, Oregon 97386.

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Edward Charles Peterson, age 57, of Lebanon passed away Sunday. He was born in Myrtle Point, Oregon to Charles Edward and Alice May (Bird) Peterson.

Edward lived in Sweet Home until 1984, and then moved to Lebanon to run Peterson’s Auto Wrecking. He owned and operated Peterson’s Auto Wrecking in Sweet Home, and then in Lebanon.

He loved collecting old cars and die-cast cars. He was a member of the Rolling Oldies Car Club and the Portland GTO Club. He enjoyed drag racing and NASCAR.

Edward is survived by his daughter, Sue, and her husband, Brent Tompkins, of Vancouver, Washington; son, Calvin Peterson, of Lebanon; brother, Larry Peterson, of Eugene; sister, Karen Bradley, of Lebanon; and grandchildren, Kristen and Ryan Tompkins.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Diana Peterson (2005); brother, Bill (1971); and his parents, Dad (1986) and Mom (1982).

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to an education fund for Ed’s son, Calvin Peterson, at any US Bank branch.

A memorial service will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 4, at Community Chapel, 42250 Ames Creek Rd., Sweet Home, Oregon 97386.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling services.