American Veteran 09

Thomas Peters

June 28, 1944 ~ June 3, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old
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Thomas Alexander Peters, 78, passed away Saturday, June 3, 2023 at UK Healthcare in Lexington. He was born in Garrard County, Kentucky on June 28, 1944 to the late William A. and Lettie Mae (Williams) Peters.

Thomas graduated from Mason High School in 1961 and went on to serve in the United States Navy. After his service he went to work at Firestone ATR and on his family farm. He was a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, Boones Creek. 

Thomas is survived by a daughter, Saundra Peters of Rochester, New York; a sister, Jerrene Benning (Otis) of Sacramento, California; and a nephew, Anthony Benning of Los Angeles, California. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorcas LeRoy Peters.

Funeral service will be 1:00 PM on Friday, June 9, 2023 at Spurlin Funeral Home with Deacon Rodney Whitley officiating. Visitation will be from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM on Thursday, June 8, 2023 at the funeral home. A Graveside service will be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at 1:30 at Camp Nelson National Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Patrick Stevenson, Charles Stevenson, Antonio Harvey, Rodney Whitley, Ronnie Williams and Wayne Williams.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Kenneth Anderson, Jamie Black, Jimmy Newcomb, Kenny Mack Smith and the Deacons of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church.


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June 8, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Spurlin Funeral Home of Lancaster
1782 Lexington Rd.
Lancaster, KY 40444

Funeral Service
June 9, 2023

1:00 PM
Spurlin Funeral Home of Lancaster
1782 Lexington Rd.
Lancaster, KY 40444

Graveside Service
June 20, 2023

1:30 PM
Camp Nelson National Cemetery, KY, Nicholasville


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