Victor Eugene Peterson, age 91 of Hurdland, MO, passed away Friday, December 28, 2018, in the Schuyler County Nursing Home in Queen City, MO.

He was born October 21, 1927, in Knox County, MO the son of Jacob Axel and Nancy Price Peterson.  He was united in marriage to Betty Mae Parrish on February 11, 1949 and two this union two children were born, Dan Peterson and Janice Parrish.

Surviving are his wife Betty Mae Peterson of Hurdland, MO, one son Danny (Joyce) Peterson of Greentop, MO, son-in-law John Parrish of Harrah, OK, four grandchildren, Shelly (Chad) Campbell of Edmond, OK, Lisa (Nathan) Kiner of Milford NH, Kelly (Kris) Peterson of Hurdland, MO, Jeremy (Mandy) Peterson of Washington IL, eight great-grandchildren, Quinn Campbell, Cory Campbell, Saffron Kiner, Jonathan Kiner, Branden Peterson and Reid, Wes and Ellie Peterson, one sister Mary Margaret (Robert) Lingenfelter of Hurdland, MO, two brothers David (Carol) Peterson of Rock Island, IL, and J.B. (Mary) Peterson of Willard, MO, two sisters-in-law Virginia Peterson of Gorin, MO and Ellen Carpenter of Davenport, IA and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Victor was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Janice Colleen Parrish November 12, 2018; a sister, Virginia Holman and husband Harry; two brothers, John William and Jakie Peterson.

Victor was a lifelong resident of the Hurdland community where he and his wife were engaged in farming for over 66 years.  He was a member and deacon of the First Baptist Church of Hurdland, MO.

Funeral services were held Monday, December 31, 2018, in the Hudson-Rimer funeral Home in Edina, MO.   Reverend Robert Harrison officiated the services.  Burial was in Park View Memorial Gardens in Kirksville, MO.

Musical selections were Daddy’s Hands and Go Rest High On That Mountain.

Casket bearers were Kelly Peterson, Jeremy Peterson, Nathan Kiner, Chad Campbell, Luther Green and Rex Sykes.  Honorary bearers were Ronnie Peterson, Larry Overstreet, Dale Laske and her great-grandsons, Brandon Peterson, Jonathan Kiner, Corey Campbell, Reid Peterson, and Wesley Peterson.

Visitation was held Monday, December 31, 2018, in the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina.

Memorials are suggested to Hurdland Baptist Church and may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, MO, 63537.