Richard "Petemo" Peters, 77, Troy, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013.
Pete was born Feb. 25, 1935, in Washington, the beloved son of the late Paul Peters and wife Martha.
He was the loving husband of LaVerne Peters; devoted father of Neal and (special friend Theresa) Peters, Bev Royster, Keith (Debra) Peters and Barb Peters; cherished grandfather of Cori Royster and Christopher Hull; treasured great-grandfather of Vincent and Natalie Royster; dear brother of one sister and two brothers.
Pete was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and one brother.
He was employed at General Motors
as a line worker. Pete was an honorary member of Amvets of St. Peters. He enjoyed being outdoors and had a great love for hunting, fishing, and barbecuing. Most of all, Pete loved his family, especially his grandchildren.
A private family service will be at a later date.
Memorials may be made to Shekinah Glory Tabernacle Church, O'Fallon, or Church on The Rock, St. Peters.
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The family is being served by Baue Funeral and Memorial Center, St. Charles.