SALEM - Ronald H. Peterson, Sr. 73, of East Pershing Street, formerly of Lisbon, passed away peacefully at 7:25 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013 at the Circle of Care in Salem.
Mr. Peterson was born June 9, 1940 in Lisbon, a son of the late Robert A. and Mable J. (McDevitt) Peterson.
A 1958 graduate of Lisbon David Anderson High School, he worked as a truck driver, and had worked for several trucking companies over the years until his retirement.
Ronald Peterson, Sr.
Mr. Peterson served our country following the Korean War, as a member of the U.S. Airforce.
He is survived by his daughters, Kasondra Peterson of Salem; Molly Peterson of Lisbon; Lori Coleman of Ohio and Dreama of California; sons, Ronald H. Peterson II. of Lisbon; Kenne Peterson of Canton; Scott Peterson of Florida and John Peterson of Salem; brothers, Karle Peterson of Lisbon and Jon Peterson of Annapolis, Md.; 11 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Peterson was preceded in death by his former wife, Teresa A. Peterson.
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home with Rev. Greg Bibler of the Lisbon First Christian Church officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until the time of services Wednesday at the funeral home.