Johnston, Ohio - Brian Douglas Peterson, age 63, died on Monday, April 12, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, after having a stroke. He was born on October 14, 1957, in Greenville, Pennsylvania, a son of Joan Lucietta (Ogilbee) and Edward Merriman Peterson. Brian was a 1976 graduate of Maplewood High School of Mecca, Ohio. On August 29, 1975, he married Nancy Corrine Doyle. He worked as a well tender for the former Atlas Energy of Pittsburgh. Brian was a good mechanic and liked to work on cars. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and reading his Bible.
Brian is survived by his wife of forty-five years, Nancy of Johnston, Ohio; his parents Joan and Ed Peterson of Mecca, Ohio; his daughter, Samantha B. (Steve) Levi of Little Elm, Texas; his son, Jason F. (Beth) Peterson of Denton, Texas; five grandchildren, Maggie, Jocelyn, Cyleena, Collin, and Sirius; three sisters, Deb (Fred) Wilde of Brookfield, Ohio, Diane (Joe)( Puskar of Warren, Ohio, and Donna (Dan) Walsh of Birmingham, Alabama; brother, Blake (Peggy) Peterson of Mecca, Ohio, and many nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will take place at a later date. Brian gave the ultimate gift of being an Organ Donor through Lifebanc, helping hundreds of people. Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service of Kinsman handled the arrangements. Share a fond memory or condolence at www.baumgardnerfuneralhome.com
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