obit: Willie Lee Peters
Willie Lee Peters, 79, of Axtell passed away Sunday, May 12 at his residence. Services will be 1 pm Wednesday, May 15 at Bellmead Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Ernie Albrecht officiating. Burial will be at Waco Memorial Park. Visitation will be 6 to 8 pm Tuesday, May 14 at the funeral home.
Willie was born April 4, 1934 in Brenham, Texas to Royce and Frieda (Reich) Peters. He served in the Marines during the Korean War and was a City of Waco landfill operator until retiring after 30 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Peters on September 22, 2012.
Survivors include his daughter, Phyllis Bailey and husband, Robert of Lorena; sons, William Peters and wife Nancy of Axtell and Douglas Peters of McKinney; sister, Patricia Scott of Bellmead; brothers, Johnny Peters and wife Linda of Hewitt, Joe Peters and wife Margie of West and Fritz Peters and wife Stella of Greers Ferry, Arkansas; 4 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be, Eric and Robert Bailey, Ronnie Dixon, Travis Horn and William and Jason Peters.
Bellmead Funeral Home