Robert "Bob" Petersen, Sr., 80, of Manchester, TN passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Mary Petersen; brothers, James, Alfred, and Norman; sisters, Dorothy, Viola, and Florence. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Andrea Petersen; daughters, Kristel (Rich) Gainor, Amaryl (Scott) Morie, and Andrea (Dennis) Ritchie; sons, Erik (Kelley) Petersen and Rob Petersen; grandchildren, Richard Gainor, Austin Gainor, Victoria Gainor, Erik (Erica) Petersen, Jacqueline Anderson, Anna Petersen, Derek Walker, Corey Walker, Kristin Isenberg, Bridget Isenberg, Erica Morie, Jerry Morie, Ian Morie, Amaryl Petersen, Morgan Ritchie, Brooke Ritchie, Erika Ritchie, Jessi Ritchie; great-grandchildren, Torrey Anderson and Charlotte Petersen. CREMATION AND FUNERAL SERVICES OF NASHVILLE (615) 885-0012. CHRIS NEIGHBOURS, FUNERAL DIRECTOR.