Who is Hubert Peterkin? Hoke County sheriff Death, Age, Family

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Who is Hubert Peterkin? Hubert Peterkin former sheriff in Hoke County since 2002, Friday he was passed away during a surgical procedure, Reported in WRAL News.

Sources told that Peterkin had cancer and suffering from long days. Unfortunately, he lost the fight against the deadly disease.

Hazel Peterkin Ware sister of Peterkin posted to Facebook, “This is unbelievable. Please keep the Peterkin family in prayer.”


Peterkin was a law enforcement officer for more than 30 years, serving in the Fayetteville Police Department before he joined the sheriff’s office. He was elected sheriff in 2002 and was re-elected for his fifth term in 2018.

He got his bachelor’s degree from Liberty University, and held a master’s degree in public administration and a doctorate in management from the University of Phoenix, according to his bio on the sheriff’s office website.

In 2015, he was elected president of N.C. Sheriffs Association and awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, which recognizes those who have made significant contributions to the state of North Carolina and their communities through their exemplary service and exceptional accomplishments.


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A lifelong resident of Hoke County, Peterkin was a tireless advocate for his community, showing support recently on social media for a local band competing on “America’s Got Talent,” and posting to urge people to vote in local elections.

Peterkin worked closely with the family of George Floyd after that man’s 2020 death to organize a memorial service watched by the nation.


“Everyone here is doing everything they can in this community to make sure we embrace this family,” he said at the time. “Don’t let the life of George Floyd be in vain.”

Hubert Peterkin Biography, Wiki, Age, death, wife, family, and more

NameHubert Peterkin
Full NameDr. Hubert A. Peterkin
AgeSoon Update
Date of BirthSoon Update
Death23 Oct 2021
Cause of DeathCancer
ProfessionHoke County sheriff
Zodiac sign/Sun signN/A
CollegeLiberty University, University of Phoenix
Education QualificationBachelor’s Degree & Master’s Degree
SisterHazel Peterkin Ware
Martial StatusMarried
WifeSoon Update

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Who is Hubert Peterkin?

Hubert Peterkin former sheriff in Hoke County since 2002, Friday he was passed away during a surgical procedure,

How many years did Hubert Peterkin Serve in Police Department?

30+ years he served in the Department of Police including 19 years in Hoke County.



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