Dustin Michael Peterson

July 23, 1986 ~ July 15, 2020 (age 33)


Dustin Michael Peterson of Vernal, Utah returned home to his Heavenly Father after a tragic drowning accident on July 15, 2020. Dustin was born on July 23, 1986 to Shirley Lloyd Peterson and the late Joseph Peterson. Dustin was the youngest of three brothers. Chad, Brandon and Dustin were never far from each other whether it be side by side or a phone call away. Earning the nicknames Pete, Lil Pete and Repeat. Dustin grew up in Lapoint, Utah and later made his home in Vernal, Utah where he had two successful businesses, Repeat Field Services and Co-Owner of Molly Whopped Tattoos.

Dustin was loved by everyone he crossed paths with. He had a contagious smile and a heart of gold. Dustin held a special place in his heart for everyone, but especially his mom.

Dustin loved being with family and friends whether it was at the lake, sand dunes, camping or watching his nephews play sports or compete; He was all their #1 fan. He was happiest to be with those he loved and all who he considered his family.

Dustin is survived by his mom and best friend Shirley; brothers Chad (Jesica) Peterson and Brandon (Mikel) Peterson; Bobby (Kiah) Searcy, Michelle Searcy; nephews Daiten, Dekoven, Jeraston, Brandston, Kason and Xalix; Grandpa Eugene Lloyd, many aunts, uncles, cousins and all he considered his brothers.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents Dorothy & Elmen Ekins, Clarice Lloyd; his dad Joe Peterson; Bob Searcy; and the love of his life Senda Serrano.

A visitation for family and friends will be held Tuesday, July 21, 2020 from 5:00-8:00p.m. at the Phillips Ashley Valley Funeral Home (410 North 800 West). Online condolences may be shared at

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July 21, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ashley Valley Funeral Home
410 North 800 West
Vernal, UT 84078

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