Mr. William E. Peters of Wicksburg passed away Monday, August 6, 2012 at his home.He was 79.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug 8, in the Pilgrim Home Baptist Church with Rev. Buddy Hood officiating and Sorrells Funeral Home of Slocomb directing.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Pilgrim Home Baptist Church: 13534 W. State Hwy 84, Wicksburg, AL 36352.
Mr. Peters was born on August 17, 1932 in Houston County to the late Lonial and Willie Mae Peters. Eugene loved the Lord and his family. He served in the Navy during the Korean War. After leaving active duty, he was employed with the Civil Service at Ft. Rucker for 25 years. Eugene also served in his Church as a Deacon and Sunday School teacher for over 25 years.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Lillian Peters and one brother, Robert Peters.
Survivors include his wife, June Peters of Wicksburg; one daughter, Teresa Hallford (Daniel) of Echo; one son, Scott Peters of Dothan; one sister in law, Helen Peters of Wicksburg; one brother, Billy Max (Martha Jean) of Slocomb; one grandchildren: Alicia Hicks (Hayden); one great-grandchild, Harrison Hicks all of Dothan.