COVINGTON - Raymond Peters, 87, of Covington, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 3, 2013.
He was born April 27, 1925, in Covington, to Charles and Mary (Montgomery) Peters. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Evelyn Grace (Selby) Peters and second wife, Pearl (Beckner) Peters; sister, Lucille Miller; and brother, David Peters.
He will be missed and remembered by his children and their spouses, Susan and Ron Bowman of Piqua, Rodney and Mary Peters of Covington, Roland and Patricia Peters of Covington, Marcia and Butch Wills of Covington, Yvonne and Chuck Brunk of Union City, Bill and Mary Kate Peters; step children, Sharyl Lair of Huber Heights and Ron and Pam Beckner of Painter Creek; grandchildren, Trent Bowman, Renee Lavy, Julie Shellabarger, Regan Bowman, Wendy Vanderhorst, Craig Peters, Clinton Peters, Tonia Schauer, Heath Peters, Tricia Bowser, Lincoln Wills, Jaclyn Wills, Trevor Wills, Ashley Wills, Destina Wills, Grayson Wills, Chet Brunk, Alex Brunk, Logan Brunk, Casey Peters, Burke Peters, Dain Peters; 34 great-grandchildren; two great- great-grandchildren; brother and sisters-in-law, Donald and Beverly Peters of Flora, Ind. and Virginia Miller of Pleasant Hill; sisters and brothers-in-law, Elsie and John Flory of Covington, Hazel and Carl Wagoner of Covington, Mary Jane and Howard Flory of Lima, and Charles Miller of Lima.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, at the Old German Baptist Brethren Church. 6360 Farrington Rd., Covington, with interment following at Highland Cemetery, Covington. The family will receive friends 2-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Jackson-Sarver Funeral Home, 10 S. High St., Covington.
If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County. Online memories may be left for the family at www.jackson-sarver.com