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William Edward Peters

September 29, 1929 ~ March 23, 2018 (age 88)

William Edward Peters, 88, of Russell Springs, Kentucky passed away Friday, March 23, 2018 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. He was born September 29, 1929 in McHenry, Kentucky to the late Shirley and Alma Davidson Peters. Mr. Peters retired from Cummins Diesel Company in Columbus, Indiana and was a member of The Church of God in Franklin, Indiana. He also served in the United States Army during the Korean War.  

Aside from his parents he was preceded in death by one son, Lester Peters; one daughter, Patricia Diane Peters; one brother, Alvin Peters; and one grandchild, Quinton Tallent.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia Schroader Peters of Russell Springs; five daughters, Beverly Jones of Olathe, Kansas, Teresa (Dallas) Luttrell of Russell Springs, Judy (John) Strain of Cleveland, Tennessee, Nora (Wesley) Tallent of Albany, and Dora Gadberry of Shelbyville, Indiana; one daughter-in-law, Beth Peters of Franklin, Indiana; thirteen grandchildren; thirty-five great-grandchildren; one brother, Hollis Peters of Hartford; and three sisters, Ruth (Reginald) Utley of Hartford, Martha Thompson of Beaver Dam and Faye Geary of McHenry.  

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky with Bro. Mike Bunch officiating. Burial will follow in Sunnyside Cemetery in Beaver Dam, Kentucky with full military honors provided by Ohio County Honor Guard. Friends may visit with Mr. Peters’ family from 11:00 A.M. until the time of the service Tuesday at the funeral home.

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