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Tom Arthur Peterson

March 30, 1964 — February 27, 2023


Tom Arthur Peterson

Tom Arthur Peterson, 58 of Hanahan, South Carolina, passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2023.

Born on March 30, 1964 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey to the late Lloyd and Arlene Peterson. 

After attending Hedgesville High School in West Virginia, Tom moved to Charleston, South Carolina and began a fulfilling career in the transportation industry. He enjoyed spending time with his family, woodworking, cooking, and watching sports. 

In addition to his parents, Tom is preceded in death by a sister, Kristine Peterson.  

Tom is survived by his children Priscilla (Anthony) Patton, Bryan (Kelsey) Peterson, Four grandchildren, Mackenzie, Caleb, Olivia, and Luka, a brother Bill (Karen) Peterson, a nephew Joseph and niece Leah.  

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Tom's favorite animal foundation, Boykin Spaniel Rescue Inc.

Arrangements for Cremation have been entrusted to McAlister-Smith Funeral & Cremation, 869 St James Ave, Goose Creek, SC 29445, (843) 553-1511.

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