Peter Charles Amero, 70, a longtime resident of Norman, passed away September 1, 2011 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He was born June 18, 1941 in Mexico City, Mexico to Emilio and Barbara (Bright) Amero.
Peter graduated in 1959 from University High School in Norman and later went on to receive his bachelor's degree in political science from Queens College in New York.
He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. After serving his country, Peter worked for the New York State Gambling Commission where he took best for off track racing. He was an avid reader and loved to pass his time playing fantasy sports.
Peter was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his sister, Angie and her husband Ron Mitchell of Amarillo, Texas; and 4 nieces and nephews.