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Charles "Red" Peterson

September 2, 1930 December 5, 2018
Charles "Red"  Peterson
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Obituary for Charles "Red" Peterson

Charles R. Peterson passed away on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at his nephew, Bobby Frame’s home in Checotah at the age of 88. He was born on Tuesday, September 2, 1930 in rural Muskogee County to Andrew and Katie Carr Peterson. Red attended Checotah schools. He was a rancher. He served as Checotah City Clerk for several years, then as McIntosh County Court Clerk for 14 years. He was elected to the Oklahoma State House of Representatives where he served 10 years before retiring. From 1979-1980, he served as Majority Whip. He loved farming and ranching. Red attended the United Methodist Church in Checotah. He is preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Katie Peterson; his sister, Joan Frame and his son, Randy Charles Peterson. Red is lovingly survived by his daughter, Pam Steidley of Eufaula; his daughter-in-law, Lana Peterson of Eufaula; his 3 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his nephews, Bobby Frame and Tim Frame; and his nieces, Becky Sovine and Diane Bertone as well as a lifetime of friends. The family wishes to express how grateful they are for the selfless care giving of Lori Eibert, Donald “Buzz” Roberts and Kami Pouncil. In lieu of flowers donations in “Red’s” name are to be made to Paul Carr Foundation in care of: Nancy Milam 9959 E 97th St., Tulsa, OK 74133.


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Friday

7

Dec

9:00 AM 12/7/2018 9:00:00 AM - 4:00 PM 12/7/2018 4:00:00 PM
Garrett Family Funeral Home

311 S.W. Second Street
Checotah, OK 74426

Garrett Family Funeral Home
311 S.W. Second Street Checotah 74426 OK
United States

Friends and Family Visitation

Sunday

9

Dec

2:00 PM 12/9/2018 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 12/9/2018 4:00:00 PM
Garrett Family Funeral Home

311 S.W. Second Street
Checotah, OK 74426

Garrett Family Funeral Home
311 S.W. Second Street Checotah 74426 OK
United States

Church Service

Monday

10

Dec

2:00 PM 12/10/2018 2:00:00 PM
First United Methodist Church

419 W Gentry
Checotah, OK 74426

First United Methodist Church
419 W Gentry Checotah 74426 OK
United States

Memorial Contribution

Paul Carr Foundation : In Care of Nancy Milam

9959 E. 97th St.
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74133
In Lieu of flowers donations in "Red's" name can be made to the Paul Carr Foundation.
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