Paul B. Peters, 94, of Ansonia, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at his residence.
He was born October 8, 1920, in Darke County, OH, a son of the late Charles and Sue (McDonald) Peters. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Ellen F. (Hopper) Peters whom he married September 7, 1946, and who passed on March 9, 2012; brothers, Ronnie Peters, Dick Peters and Hubert Laberman.
Paul was retired from New Idea in Coldwater, OH, a farmer, veteran of the US Army Air Corps serving in WWII and very proud to have served his country. He had been an insurance agent for over 30 years, was a member of the American Legion, Masonic Lodge and Ansonia Grange. Early in his career he had a small grocery store in Dawn, ran a Huckster route, coached little league and was an avid fair goer.
He is survived by his sons, Robert L. (Donna) Peters of Ansonia and Gene (Shelley) Peters of Arcanum; grandchildren, Lisa (Jason) Brandt, Dawn Barnette, Scott (Cathy) Peters, Jesse (Stacy) Peters, Anne (Nathan) Rammel, and Sara (Jake) Menzie; great grandchildren, Jadyn and Kyra Brandt, Cameron Barnette, Collin, Ellen, and Emma Peters, Wyatt, Luke, Trey, and Clair Rammel, Mora, Bohdan, Pete and Shepard Menzie, Colby and Trevor Peters; brothers, Roger (Virginia) Peters and Larry Peters; sisters, Linda Greene and Peggy Davis; sisters-in-law, Patricia L. (Ralph) Pottkotter, Myrna Detling and Carol (Jim) Hart; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Service with full military honors will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville, OH with Eric Fee officiating. Burial will follow in the Teegarden Cemetery near Ansonia OH.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 5 PM to 7 PM. Masonic Lodge will have a service at 6:45 PM. In lieu of flowers contributions may be given to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Southwest Ohio Chapter Hosbrook Road, Suite 314 Cincinnati, OH45326-2989 and the State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com