A funeral mass for Joseph M. Peters will be on Thursday. August 22, 2013 at 11:00 AM at St, Josephs Catholic Church. Burial with full military honors will follow at Killeen memorial Park. Joseph M. Peters, Sr. passed away Sunday, August 18th following a brief illness.
He was proceeded in death by his beloved wife, Mary Simonsson Peters.
Joe is survived by his son, Joseph Jr., daughters Brenda Peters Polizzi, Mary Jane Payne, Elizabeth Peters Young and his loving grandchildren Michael Polizzi, Amber Polizzi and Devin Hinson.
In addition to being a devoted husband, father and grandfather, he served his country as a faithful soldier in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Following his military retirement, Joe went on to a successful career as a salesman, achieving many professional accolades.
Having been born and raised in Panama, Joe enjoyed fishing, boating and had a great love of the sea and all things marine. His later years were spent traveling and gaming.
He will be truly missed by his family and those that knew him well.
There will be a time of visitation on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at Crawford-Bowers funeral Home in Killeen from 6-8- PM. A rosary will be recited at 6 PM.