Monday, February 4, 2008


Rev. Mr. Peters Obituary

Contributed by Sharon Coleman Hall

Rev. Mr. Peters, Evangelist, Dies

The Rev. George W. Peters, 62, of 2874 Trenton rd., an Akron area evangelist for 10 years and a Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. employe for 32 years, died this morning in City Hospital.

He underwent an operation a week ago. Born in Clearfield, Pa., he came to Akron 35 years ago. He had conducted Sunday services for the last three years in the Ideal Rest Home. He belonged to the Country Baptist Church in Springfield Township.

Rev. Mr. Peters leaves his wife, Beatrice; three daughters, Mrs. Beatrice Lee, Mrs. Audrey Robinson and Mrs. Dorothy De Walt of Akron; eight grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Helen Frazer of Brooklyn, N.Y., and four brothers, Roy and Howard of Clearfield, Ralph of Phillipsburg, Pa., and Stewart of Tyrone, Pa.

Services are being arranged by the Hopkins Funeral Home.

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