Peter Wayne Gaddo, 75, of Pelham N.C. passed away at his residence on Dec. 12, 2012. He is survived by his loving wife, MaryLou; his children, Teena (her husband Dennie Ege) and his son David Gaddo of Pelham N.C.; a sister, Louise; two brothers, Tim and Randy; and five grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He was pre-deceased by his father, Louis; mother, Concetta; son Jimmy and first wife Barbara (Mintz) Gaddo. Peter served in the U.S. Army Airborne Rangers from 1955 to 1958, and later lived his dream as a scuba instructor in Marathon, Fla. for many years. He was also an author, a tennis instructor and a marketing and advertising executive. Mr. Gaddo was a member of the United Methodist Church in Pelham, N.C. He was much loved by his family, friends and co-workers. A memorial service will be held at Pelham United Methodist Church on Tuesday Dec. 18th at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions in memory of Peter to Pelham United Methodist Church PO Box 82 Pelham N.C. 27311.