Mr. J.H. "Pete" Doster, Jr., 82, Jefferson, died Thursday, September 12, 2013.
Mr. Doster was born in Hall County, a son of the late J.H. Doster, Sr. and the late Pauline Gilbert Doster. He was a veteran
of the United States Army
serving in the Korean War
, where he received a Purple Heart
and numerous other medals of honor. He was a lifetime member of the VFW and Sons of the American Revolution and taught music to many in the area for over 51 years. He retired from Mitsubishi Electronics, as a supervisor, with many years of service. Mr. Doster was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Mrs. Doris Tolbert Doster, and several brothers and sisters.
Survivors include: his daughter, Marie Doster Parks; granddaughter, Tonya Parks Klitzsch; great grandchildren, Amber, Taylor and Colton Klitzsch; brother, Jim Doster; and a number of other relatives.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, September 15 in the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Rev. Eric Shelton officiating. Interment will follow in Woodbine Cemetery with full military honors. The family will receive friends on Saturday, September 14 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary's Hospice, P.O. Box 6588, Athens, Ga. 30604
Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.