Arnold “Pete” Peters, 77, of Circleville, passed away July 17, 2016, surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born on March 18, 1939, in Circleville, the son of Frank and Mabel (Diltz) Peters.
He was a U.S. Army veteran and worked for Wes Edstrom Motors as a mechanic.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister and brother-in-law, Janet and Ronald Duvall; brother-in-law, Richard Miller; and half-brother, Jack Diltz.
He is survived by his wife, Catherine (Ortman) Peters; children, Frank Peters, Kelly Peters and Monica (Jeremy) Bell; step-children, Becky Cook and Karolyn (Tim) Green; granddaughter, Allee Bell; 12 step-grandchildren, Heather Cook, Chris Green, Tim Green Cook Jr., Matt Green Cook, Joey Green Cook, Jerry Cook Jr. III, Alicia, Crystal, Jessica and Cration Cook, Dylan Farley and Brittany Coleman; 15 step-great-grandchildren; sister, Martha Miller; several nieces and nephews, including Rhonda Kellough, Duane Miller and Tonja Miller; and beloved pet, Dink.
Funeral service will be 4 p.m. Wednesday July 20, 2016, at the Wellman Funeral Home, Circleville, with military honors. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday.
The family would like to thank Zusman Hospice for their care and best friend, Donna Hill.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be at www.wellmanfuneralhomes.com.
This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal