Larry Peters

Posted 5/14/20

Larry Carl Peters, 78, of Paris, and formerly of Vermilion, passed away at 8:25 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at Twin Lakes Rehab and Health Care. He was retired after 44 years as a butcher with …

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Larry Peters

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Larry Carl Peters, 78, of Paris, and formerly of Vermilion, passed away at 8:25 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at Twin Lakes Rehab and Health Care. He was retired after 44 years as a butcher with Edgar County Locker and also worked part-time for Woodard Signs.

Private burial is in Vermilion Cemetery. A public memorial service will be announced at a later date. Templeton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Peters was born April 26, 1942, at Paris, the son of the late Carl and Marguerite VanDeventer Peters. He married Jayne Griffith July 23, 1971, and she survives.

Other survivors include three children, Larry (Amanda) Peters II of Brocton, Annie (David) Winans of Indianola and Rachel Breneman (Ron Brown) of Paris; three brothers, Don Peters of Amana, Iowa, and Ray and Wayne Peters both of Paris; four sisters, Norma Simpson of Terre Haute, Ind., Martha Perry of Paris, Sharon Perry of Simsboro, La., and Janet Apple of Charleston; eight grandchildren, Brooklynn and Briar Peters, Wesley (Halle) Winans, Katie Winans and Madison, Ella, Joe and Adaline Breneman; four great-grandchildren, Johnny and Mikey Bailey, Colt Winans and Xander Breneman; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Kenny Peters; and a granddaughter, Kristen Winans.

Mr. Peters enjoyed camping, caving, road trips and watching wrestling on television. Above all else, he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the Autism Society of America or to the Myocarditis Foundation.

Online condolences at www.TempletonFuneralHome.com.