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Matthew Dale Peterson, age 48, of the Green Mountain Community, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, November 9th, 2018 at Mission Memorial Campus. He was a son of Yvonne Peterson and the late J.E. Peterson. Matthew was a very happy-go-lucky man who enjoyed fishing and playing his guitar. He will be dearly missed.
Left to cherish his memories is his mother, Yvonne Barnett Peterson of Green Mountain; daughter, Courtney Kemp of Mitchell County; grandson, Jaylan Kemp of Mitchell County; sister, Beverly Peterson and husband, Royce, of Green Mountain and a brother, Michael Peterson and wife, Crystal, also of Green Mountain. Many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Rev. Keith Miller will officiate. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. prior to the services at the funeral home. Private burial will be in the Tipton/Griffith Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Yancey Funeral Services at 378 Charlie Brown Road, Burnsville, NC 28714 to help with expenses.