Larry Peterson, 57, of Bridge City, passed away May 27. Memorial services will be at 3:00 PM, Wednesday, June 1, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be Rudy Elizondo of Well of Hope and Keith Meyer of Old First Orange Baptist Church. Visitation will be prior to the service, from 1:00-3:00 PM, Wednesday June 1, at the funeral home.
Born in Orange, Sept. 23, 1958, he was the son of Roy Leland Peterson and Janice (Keebler) Peterson. He loved the outdoors, especially kayaking and biking. He was very involved in the church at both Well of Hope and Old First Orange Baptist Church. He worked for DuPont for 35 years and previously ran a lawn service for 22 years. He was a big supporter of Operation Blessing. Larry was a 12 year cancer survivor and only once missed a Relay for Life. He was also fluent in Spanish and took advantage every chance he got to use this talent. Larry loved his family very much and will be missed by many.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents and father-in-law, Gerald “Stump” Kuebodeaux.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Tanya (Kuebodeaux) Peterson; parents, Roy and Janice Peterson; mother-in-law, Berta “Granny” Kuebodeaux; children, Megan Peterson of Bridge City, Amber Adams and husband Casey of Nederland and Jonathan Peterson of Pearland; grandson, Joseph Touchet; brother Pete and wife Barbara of MN; sisters, Terri and husband Mark of Porter and Rhonda and husband Mark of PA and numerous nieces and nephews.