Coy "Peanut" Peterson passed peacefully at home on July 1, 2013 surrounded by his loved ones. He was a lifelong resident of Manatee County. During his life he worked many vocations - law enforcement, ranching, and farming. His greatest love was over the road trucking. He was an avid outdoorsman. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie (Boyette). Children by birth and choice, Christi (Mike) Marx, Misty (William) Cone, and Buck Peterson. Siblings James (Phillis) Peterson, and Kathy Ann (David) Allen. Several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Celebration of life will be held at Dry Prairie Baptist Church on State Road 62, Duette, FL on July 13, 2013 at 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Palmetto High School FFA Chapter. Arrangements entrusted to Griffith-Cline Funeral Home, Bradenton, FL.