LISBON, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – James T. “Jim” Peterson, 64, of Lisbon, passed away at his home Monday, November 21, 2022.

Jim was born July 31, 1958 in Youngstown, Ohio, a son of the late Roy and Ruth (Thomas) Peterson.

Jim attended Youngstown State University’s Dana School of Music and worked as a machinist, retiring from Fairfield Machine.

He was a United States Navy Veteran and served in Operation Desert Storm. Jim was a member of the American Legion Post 290 of Columbiana and the VFW.

He had been a former member of the East Fairfield United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his daughters, Nicole Marie Peterson of Baltimore, Maryland and Melinda Rae Peterson of Lisbon; brother, C. R. (Linda) Peterson of Poland; nephew, Dr. Carl Roy (Jessica) Peterson of Poland and several cousins.

Following his wishes, no calling hours will be observed.

A celebration of Jim’s life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are in the care of the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home. Friends may view Jim’s memorial tribute page, share memories and leave condolences at

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