1935-2014 Funeral services for J.F. Pete Peters, Jr., 79, of Spurger, will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 30, 2014 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Jasper. Mr. Jerome F. Peters (Pete) lost his valiant fight with cancer on Sunday, October 26, 2014. He was born on October 15, 1935. He was raised in Beaumont and graduated from Saint Anthony's High School in 1952. He worked for the Beaumont Enterprise for a time and attended Lamar College. He started his own business at Lamar printing for a number of years before moving to Houston, TX. In Houston he was employed by Words & Things for a number of years. He opened his own business, Photo Concepts, in 1983. He always said he got paid for playing because he loved his job so much. After retirement he went to work for Walmart in Houston and then transferred to Jasper when he moved to Spurger. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years Laura Peters; four children Mike Peters and wife Robin of Spurger, Kathy Peters of Houston, Matthew Peters of Long Branch and Susanne Coleman of Houston; grandchildren Christopher Coleman and wife Katie, Amanda Coleman, Brian Coleman, Nicole Peters and Shane Peters; and 8 great grandchildren. He also leaves behind a niece Rebecca Sanders and husband Keith and nephew Johnny Peters and wife Christine and several great nieces. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105 Services are under the direction of Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home of Jasper.
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Stringer and Griffin Funeral Home - Jasper
2577 North Wheeler Highway 96 North
Jasper, TX 75951
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Oct. 29, 2014