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Dennis H. Peterman

April 24, 1940 ~ January 9, 2021 (age 80)

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PETERMAN, Dennis H. 80, of Mocksville, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Forsyth Medical Center.

He was born April 24, 1940 in Ashland, Kentucky to John and Juanita (Howard) Peterman. Dennis enlisted in the US Marine Corps in 1962 and served active duty until 1968. Dennis married his sweetheart, Nonie upon his return from Vietnam in 1966. He retired from the Marine Corps Reserves in 1985. After retirement from the Marine Corps, Dennis served the town of Mocksville as US Postmaster. Dennis had a passion for helping others. He spent his retirement years driving a bus for the kids at Victory Junction in Randleman, Camp Tekoa in Hendersonville and blood drives for the Red Cross. He and his wife also served Meals on Wheels for many years.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Winona “Nonie” (Davis); a son, David (Christina), Winston-Salem, NC and grandchildren, Audrey, David and Connor; one brother, Harry (Janis) Peterman, Springfield, Ohio; three sisters in law, Penny Peterman, Pam Peterman and Kathy Peterman; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Lester, Jerry and Don Peterman.

Visitation services will be held January 21, 2021 10 am – 1 pm at Davie Funeral Services in Mocksville followed by an outdoor service at Salisbury National Cemetery. A celebration of Dennis’ life will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the American Red Cross and online condolences at

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January 21, 2021

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville
416 Valley Road
Mocksville, North Carolina 27028

Funeral Service
January 21, 2021

2:00 PM
Salisbury National Cemetery, Mocksville

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