Darrell Lee Peterson, 76, passed from this life on Wednesday evening, September 14, 2022 while at the Spring Ridge Assisted Living Center in Springfield, MO.
Darrell was born on February 3, 1946 in Monett, the youngest and last of nine children of the late Arthur Harold Peterson and Esther Susan (Bandy) Peterson. Darrell served in the Navy Reserves from October of 1965 to October of 1971 where he was an Aviation Structural Mechanic and a Sheet Metal Worker Apprentice. He was retired from CTS Industries, Parsons, KS, where he built Harvestore Silos commonly seen at farms throughout the country. He loved fishing and owned several Corvettes during his life.
Darrell leaves two children, Randy Sloan and wife Gisele of Park City, UT and Kim Williams and husband George of McKinney, TX; and two grandchildren, Jake Sloan and Erica Mumford.
Darrell was preceded in death by his siblings and spouses, Orba Finney and husband Tom, Arthur Jr. Peterson and wife Loraine, Edgar Loren “Tobe” Peterson and wife Fay, John Thomas Peterson and wife Vivian, Howard Eugene Peterson and wife Louise, Ella Dean “Susie” Volkl and husband Carl, Imogene Blalock and husband Pete and Marietta Couch and husband Wayne.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, September 19, 2022 at Spring River Cemetery, Verona, MO. Chaplain Doug Delp will be officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett, MO.