Robert "Bob" Peterson (1936 - 2018)

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Robert "Bob" Peterson, 81, New Haven, passed away Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 at Hardin Memorial Hospital.
He was born on Feb. 29, 1936 in Loretto to the late John C. and Ursula Buckler Peterson. He was a retired farmer and former employee of Newcomb Oil Company in Bardstown. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of Saint Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by: his wife, Mary Alice Ritchie Peterson (2012); one granddaughter, Amanda Peterson; one stepson, Curtis Anthony Lee Holt; one step-grandson, Isaac Lee Holt; four sisters, Nell Brahm, Betty Hupman, Catherine Rogers, and infant Ursula Peterson; and four brothers, Cary, Jimmy, Bill, and Rev. Harry Peterson.
Survivors include: one daughter, Lori Johnson of Florida; four sons, Bob Peterson (Anna) of Louisville, Kevin Peterson (Mindy) of Loretto, Chris Peterson, and Eddie Peterson (Debbie), all of Louisville; two stepdaughters, Lorena Marie Holt of Louisville and Sarah Holbert (Kenny) of New Haven; two stepsons, Danny and James Holt, both of Bardstown; 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; one sister, Geraldine Peterson of Abingdon, Virginia; two brothers, Rev. George Peterson of Curico, Chile and Rev. Gerald Peterson of Cincinnati, Ohio; and one sister-in-law, Mary Frances Peterson of Lexington.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at Saint Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church, 174 N. Main Street, New Haven with burial in the church cemetery where military rites will be conducted by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard. Rev. Gerald Peterson and Christopher B. Lubecke will concelebrate. 
Visitation is 3-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, at Mattingly Funeral Home, 195 Holy Cross Road, Loretto, with a prayer service at 7 p.m.
Memorials may go to American Legion Post 121, 206 W. Broadway, Bardstown, KY 40004 or Nelson County Humane Society, 2391 New Haven Road, Bardstown, KY 40004.
Pallbearers are Kyle Peterson, Michael Peterson, Dylan Peterson, Nathan Shepherd, Steve Hutchins, and Eric Queen.
Mattingly Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Lebanon Enterprise on Feb. 14, 2018
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