Peter Nelson Rynders, 74, Old Hickory, died Aug. 1.
Rynders was a member of Grace United Methodist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Rynders retired from Northern Telecom in 1997 and was later employed by Bass Pro Shop. He loved fishing and deer hunting. Mr. Rynders was the son of the late, Stuart and Maxine Nelson Rynders.
He is survived by: wife of 34 years, Betty Rynders; sons, Mark (Lynn) Rynders and Jay (Maricor) Fletcher; daughters, Lisa (Patrick) O’Donnell and Beth Rich; brother, Ted (Pam) Rynders; grandchildren, Stephenie Bryant, Mark Rynders, Chad Rynders, Toni Rynders, Megan Rich, Michael Fletcher, Lyka Fletcher and Erica Fletcher; great-grandchildren, Hunter Williams and Riley Rynders; nephew, Eric (Char) Rynders.
A memorial service will be held 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10 under the boat canopy at Bass Pro Shop, 323 Opry Mills Drive, Nashville, TN. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Mt. Juliet Animal Shelter, 115 Industrial Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122.
Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663. Obit Line (615)641-2663, www.bondmemorial.com.