William R. “Bill” Peters
April 20, 1948 – July 11, 2020
Preceded in death by loving father, W.P. (Babe) and mother, Elsie Peters, Uncles, Aunts and Cousins. Survived by his Aunt, Dorothy Zymola, Cousins, and many friends.
Born in the spring of 1948 Bill was welcomed into this world by loving, doting parents. As their only child Bill received all the love and support they had to give. He was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the age of eight and lived with all of the ups and downs that diabetes gives a person. His faith in God encouraged him to accept “The cards he had been dealt” as God’s plan for him. Which made him one of the most kind, caring humans to walk among us.
He graduated from U.N.O. with a degree in Engineering and Architecture. Winning several awards for his designs.
His career began at HDR. After working there for a few years, he left HDR and went to work for Western Electric / A.T.& T. After several name changes throughout his employment he retired from the company known as Avaya in 2003.
Throughout his life he was active in several organizations. The Knights of Columbus where he was promoted to 3rd and 4th degree Knight, The American Legion Post 331 SAL, The Pioneers Club, The A.T.&T. Sportsman’s Club, and several others.
Bill’s philanthropy was appreciated by many private organizations, and all of his volunteer work in the community as well.
His hobbies included hunting, fishing, and photography. His enjoyment and dedication to his hobbies was unsurpassed.
His love and devotion to his faith and family will be missed by all who knew him.
Due to COVID-19 Private Family Services. VIGIL SERVICE: Saturday, July 18th, 10am followed by MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL at 11am. INTERMENT: Bohemian Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church.
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