Russell A. Peters, 91 of Beech Creek, passed away Thursday, October 1, 2020 at his home. He was born on May 24, 1929 in Beech Creek, the son of the late Alva & Pearl Haagen Peters.
On November 22, 1951 he was united in marriage for over 68 years to Helen Irene Gingerich she survives at home.
Russell farmed all of his life and also worked at Armstrong Industries. He had cut timber for Richard Saylor Saw Mill. He also hauled timber and logs for Jim McGuire, and drove truck for Robinsons saw mill. He also hauled milk for Hawksworth Truckiing and Island Poultry. He also drove school bus and enjoyed collecting and watching vintage western vcr tapes.
He is survived by one daughter; Susan D. Peters Liindsey of Beech Creek, two sons; Randy L.. (Lori) of Beech Creek and Merle A. (Kay) of Howard, a sister; Sylvia Jean Peters Hanley of Monument, 10 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son Barry L. Peters, a grandson Marlin A. Peters, a son-in-law Ken Lindsey, a brother Nevin Raymond Peters, and his twin sister Dorothy Jane Peterson and sister, Anna Mae Reeder.
Funeral services will be on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at the Kader-Neff Funeral Home, 135 Main Street, Howard with the Rev. Alan S. Eckenroad officiating. Friends and family will be received from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Monday, October 5, 2020 at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Hays-Fearon-Bossert Cemetery. CDC guidelines require a face mask to be worn.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Beech Creek Wesleyan Church, Main Street, Beech Creek, Pa. 16822
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