Gary Edward Peters, 78, of Greencastle, Pa. went to be with his Lord, on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at his home surrounded by his family.
Born September 23, 1942 in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late, Joseph Albert Peters and Agnes Iola (Myers) Peters Cooke. In addition to his parents he also was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph A. Peters.
He was a US Army veteran, having served from 1964-1967 during the Vietnam era.
He retired from Mack Truck, Hagerstown.
Mr. Peters loved golfing and attending all of his grandchildren's sporting events and their various activities. They were the joy of his life.
He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Mary Jean (Baker) Peters; one daughter, Gina Peters Socks (Eric Leather); four grandchildren, Kaitlyn Socks, Kameryn Socks, Ryan Socks and Brooklynn Leather.
Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at Rest Haven Funeral Home, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown with Rev. Dean Pryor officiating.
Burial will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery where military honors will be accorded.
Friends will be received at the funeral home on Monday from 5-7 P.M.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Gary's name to Franklin Hospice, 209 Grant St., Chambersburg, PA 17201.