Dennie H. Peterman

Published 11:26 am Thursday, January 14, 2021

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obitpetermancolorDennis H. Peterman, 80, of Mocksville, died on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021 at Forsyth Medical Center.

He was born April 24, 1940 in Ashland, Ky. to John and Juanita (Howard) Peterman. He enlisted in the US Marine Corps in 1962 and served active duty until 1968. He married his sweetheart, Nonie upon his return from Vietnam in 1966. He retired from the Marine Corps Reserves in 1985. He served Mocksville as U.S. Postmaster. He had a passion for helping others. He spent his retirement years driving a bus for the kids at Victory Junction in Randleman, Camp Tekoa in Hendersonville and blood drives for the Red Cross. He and his wife also served Meals on Wheels for many years.

Survivors: his wife of 54 years, Winona “Nonie” (Davis); a son, David (Christina) of Winston-Salem; grandchildren, Audrey, David and Connor; a brother, Harry (Janis) Peterman of Springfield, Ohio; 3 sisters-in-law, Penny Peterman, Pam Peterman and Kathy Peterman; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and 3 brothers, Lester, Jerry and Don Peterman.

Visitation services will be held Jan. 21, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Davie Funeral Services in Mocksville followed by an outdoor service at Salisbury National Cemetery. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.

Memorials: American Red Cross.