Nov 1958 ~ Sept 2013
Robert Harold Peterson "Bob" – 54 of Turlock passed away at home on Wednesday. Bob was born in Turlock to Harold A. and Evelyn M. Peterson. Raised on the family ranch here in Turlock, Bob’s love of the outdoors paved the way into a lifelong member of the Turlock agriculture community. Graduating from Turlock High School in 1976 he spent his life working in the area as a farmer, most recently working for Garton Tractor. He loved to be outdoors, riding his horse, farming his land or just sitting on his patio. He was a generous man with a huge heart, He knew no strangers nor did he ever have an enemy.
As a dedicated member of our local farming community, father, husband and friend; he will be greatly missed.
Bob is survived by his wife Marie Peterson of Turlock; sons Curtis (Mackenzie) Peterson of Denair, Tom (Angelique) Peterson, Kevin (Valerie) Peterson and Blake Peterson all of Turlock; siblings Philip (Molly) Peterson of Merced, Laura (David) Herd and Allen (Stella) Peterson both of Turlock; three grandchildren Paisley, Grady and Kendall Peterson and one on the way. Bob is preceded in death by his parents Harold Peterson (1989) and Evelyn Peterson (1996).
Viewing will be Sunday, September 8th from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Allen Mortuary. The Funeral Service will be at Allen Mortuary on Monday, September 9th at 1:00 pm a reception will immediately follow at the Turlock Ball Room. Burial will take place at a later date at Turlock Memorial Park
Please share your condolences at www.AllenMortuary.com.
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