Bruce Peterson, 68, of St.Louis, Mo., passed on January 7, 2022. He was born May 21, 1953, in Little Rock, Ark., to the late John and Mildred Peterson.
Bruce graduated from the historic Little Rock Central High School and then continued on to achieve a Bachelor of Arts in architectural studies from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.
Bruce started his career in the engineering department with Arkansas Power & Light and held various positions with other companies as an inspector and construction project manager. He would complete his career with the city of St. Louis, Mo., as a building inspector. Bruce was a skilled and disciplined worker who believed in taking time to do things the right way.
Bruce attended Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Mo., and served as a faithful member.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Michael Peterson and Keith Peterson. He is survived by his son, Dwight Hall; his sister, Barbra Tyler; his brother, Gary Peterson; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Walk-through visitation for Mr. Peterson will be held Friday, January 21, 2022, between 12 noon-5 p.m. at Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 Chester Street, Little Rock, Ark. Masks are required. Social spacing is observed.
The funeral service is private. The ceremony will be livestreamed on Ruffin & Jarrett’s Facebook page at 12 noon on Saturday, January 22, 2022.