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Timothy A.D. Peterson
  • Memorials may be made to
  • St. Michael's Church
    71 Broad Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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“Dear Doug, I was so devastated to hear about Tad. Bo just found out Wednesday and told me. We grieved together for Tad and for you. ”
1 of 30 | Posted by: Marcia French - Fort Worth, TX

“So very sorry to hear of your loss--may God be ever present in your hearts at this time. Love, Wendy & family ”
2 of 30 | Posted by: Wendy Copson - Hulls Cove, ME

May the warmth of God's love surround you as you feel your sons departure. “Dear Fr. Peterson and Joanne,My thoughts and prayers go out to God on your behalf, hoping that with every sinew of your beings you may feel his...Read More »
3 of 30 | Posted by: Wendy Copson - Hulls Cove, ME

“Our condolences for your loss.Beverly and Mike ”
4 of 30 | Posted by: Mike Bullard - Ellsworth, ME

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Tad will be truly missed and forever loved. ”
5 of 30 | Posted by: Daphne Riddle - TN - Friend

“I'm so sorry for your loss. I remember Tad from Pioneer. My thoughts are with all of the Petersons. ”
6 of 30 | Posted by: Jen Snyder - Burlington, WY

“We have all laughed out loud being in Tad's company. He hasn't changed a bit since middle school, which is terribly cool. He never let this world...Read More »
7 of 30 | Posted by: Michelle Merryman - Atlanta, GA

“I met Tad when he worked at Clawson's during the summer of 1989. What a fun summer that was, in large part due to Tad, he was so much fun to be...Read More »
8 of 30 | Posted by: Jodi Lewis - Morehead City, NC

“. Five years ago before I moved back to Knoxville, Tad came to Memphis to visit my daughter, Laura Isbell and stayed with us for about 3 weeks. We...Read More »
9 of 30 | Posted by: Susan Isbell - Knoxville, TN

“Condolences to all of Tad's family. I worked closely with Tad in Knoxville at CourtSouth and missed him trrribly when he moved. Tad was a genuinely...Read More »
10 of 30 | Posted by: Kathy Unger - Knoxville, TN

“I am very sad to hear about your thoughts and prayers are with your family. I have so many fun and happy memories of Tad and your family...Read More »
11 of 30 | Posted by: Heather Carney - Springfield, MO

“Sorry for you loss Molly and family. Prayers... ”
12 of 30 | Posted by: Adele Kotlarsic - Summerville, SC

“Kent and I are so sorry to learn of Tad's death and are praying for you, Doug and Joanne and the rest of the family. We love you so. ”
13 of 30 | Posted by: Susan Keller - Charleston, SC

“Yes, Tad will be missed. Huge influence and close friend in college. Very sorry for your loss! In Hoc! ”
14 of 30 | Posted by: Allen Carter - Athens, TN

“Very sorry to hear about the passing of your son, Joanne and Doug. My deepest sympathy, Claudia ProsackLinden Hall ”
15 of 30 | Posted by: Claudia Prosack - Lititz, PA

“No other can compare to the love, joy and friendship Tad spread to every corner of this earth. His memory and friendship is cherished in our hearts...Read More »
16 of 30 | Posted by: Mark & Kimberly Jackson - TX

“Very fond memories of a great childhood friend. My thoughts and prayers are with his family in their time of Sorrow. ”
17 of 30 | Posted by: Richard Cotte - CA - friend

“We are so sorry to learn of your loss. ”
18 of 30 | Posted by: Elizabeth and Bob Bowles - SC

“Praying for God's strength and peace during this sad time. Sallie Lacy (Charleston, SC) ”
19 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Tad fondly from our days at Trinity. ”
20 of 30 | Posted by: Ellinor Preston BeVier - TN

“We are sad to learn of your loss. We are praying for you and your family for comfort and peace. ”
21 of 30 | Posted by: Heather and Jason Bryan (St. Michaels) - SC

“When I became part of the Peterson family by marrying Tad's beautiful sister Meghan, Tad's kindness, openness and wit immediately made me warm to him...Read More »
22 of 30 | Posted by: Nick Fenn - Worthing U.K.

“What need to sorrow, when the hope is certain?What need to languish, tho' the night be long?Stars are ablaze beyond that misty curtain.Sorrow and...Read More »
23 of 30 | Posted by: Bubber Cockrell - Charleston, SC

“Sending prayers to all the Peterson's! ”
24 of 30 | Posted by: Kathy Allday Timberlake - TX

“Our hearts are broken for your loss. Sending prayers and love your way. Blessings, Cyndee & Scott ”
25 of 30 | Posted by: Cyndee Cave - Mount Pleasant, SC

“My sincere condolences to the family & multitudes of friends who mourn for Tad. May your fondest memories bring you comfort in the upcoming days. ”
26 of 30 | Posted by: Kim Isenberg - Knoxville, TN

“Words cannot express my sadness for the entire Peterson family. Although many years of life have past, and many miles have separated us, we have...Read More »
27 of 30 | Posted by: Kathy Faris - Midand, TX - Friend

“I am so sorry for your loss. I just saw this on Facebook. Tad was the funniest kid growing up and he would make everyone laugh before we went to...Read More »
28 of 30 | Posted by: Laura Lynn Griffin - Dallas, TX

“In Hoc brother see you on the other side I will always remember your wit ”
29 of 30 | Posted by: Kevin Heithcock - Franklin, TN

“Doug and Joanne,Thinking of you no all of your family at this sad time. You are in our thoughts and prayers, and have our deepest sympathy. We would...Read More »
30 of 30 | Posted by: Ginny and Joe Good - Charleston, SC

Timothy Adam Douglas Peterson "Tad", 46, of Charleston, South Carolina, son of the Reverend Canon Paul Douglas Peterson and Joanne Vickers Petereson entered into eternal rest June 24, 2017. His funeral service will be held Saturday, July 1, 2017 in St. Michael's Church, 71 Broad Street at 11:00a.m. A burial will follow in St. Michael's Churchyard . Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC. DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.

Tad was born September 27, 1970 in Methuen, Massachusetts . He graduated from the University of Tennessee and was a sales manager at a health club in Knoxville, TN before moving to Charleston, where he served as a sous chef at Roberts Restaurant.

He is survived by his parents; brother, Andrew N.D. Peterson, of Maine; three sisters: Meghan P. Fenn (Nicholas), of England, Molly P. Woods, of Texas, Sarah J. V. Peterson, of Massachusetts; four nephews; two nieces and his beloved dachshund Rylee. Memorials may be made to St. Michael's Church, 71 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401.