Cover photo for Julian Robert Peterson Jr.'s Obituary
1953 Julian 2022

Julian Robert Peterson Jr.

August 11, 1953 — August 15, 2022

(AKA: Pete, Robert, or Pops)


Julian was born August 11, 1953, in Rapid City, Pennington, South Dakota to Julian Robert Sr, and Nancy Ellen Glass Peterson, Died on August 15, 2022, in West Valley City, Utah. 


Julian spent his childhood traveling with his family from State to State learning to love the open road and he became very mechanically sufficient. He could fix anything from an RC car to a pick-up truck. Pops was a prankster; he found comedy in everything life threw at him. Photographs often portray the sense of humor that his loved ones will always remember. 


Julian Married Sharon Treglown with whom he shared his children. They later divorced and he married Judy. They settled in St. Augustine, Florida where they enjoyed several wonderful years, they later went their separate ways.  Julian was a long-haul driver and experienced many adventures, He enjoyed telling stories about his adventures in his later years. Julian retired and spent his last four years building memories.  He lived life his way; and he loved, the way he lived. 


We will miss you Pops! thanks for the adventure. 


Survived by his children Mike (Lanae) Peterson of West Valley City, Robert (Stacy) Peterson of Heber City, Adam Peterson of West Valley, and Juliann (Robert) Miller of Magna.  The light of his life, his 12 grandchildren, Jackie, Elizabeth, Anastasia, Makayla, Charlene, Shaylee, Zachary, Dusty Rose, and Eli Peterson, Melvin and Justyna Miller, Misti (Tyler) Syme, and 6 great-grandchildren Michael, Robbi, Buck, Rhett, Aria, and Winter, who is on the way, one sister Merideth (Marty) Tidwell of Florida and a brother Ray (Barbie) Peterson of Alabama, and three nephews. 


Preceded in death by his parents and one brother-in-law, AJ Tidwell. 


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


In lieu of flowers, final expense donations are appreciated. Donations can be made directly to the family through Venmo @stacypet74 or @popeye66. Please note donations as  "Julians Funeral Fund".  if you prefer a Go fund me account has also been set up at


A special thanks to the love and care that was given to Pops in his final years by the medical staff at Intermountain Health Care and Rocky Mountain care center and his family who rallied together to help with all of his needs. We would like to express deep gratitude to Peel Funeral Home for Pops' final care. 


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