Raymond Lee Peters

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Mr. Raymond Lee Peters, age 73, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on August 7, 1942, in Florence, Indiana, to Dale Arnold and Ida Margaret (Riley) Peters. He was raised near Florence, Indiana and was a 1996 graduate of the Switzerland County High School. Raymond was inducted into the United States Army on July 1, 1964, in Louisville, Kentucky, serving during the Vietnam War. He earned the Vietnam Service Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. Raymond spent 11 months and 23 days in Vietnam. Raymond was honorably discharged with the rank of Private First Class on June 23, 1966 in Oakland, California. Raymond was united in marriage on September 15, 1964, at the Ruter Chapel United Methodist Church in Vevay, Indiana, to Crystal Mae Voris and to this union arrived two sons, Allen and Christopher to bless their home. Raymond and Crystal shared nearly 52 loving years of marriage together until his death. Raymond was employed for Randall’s Textron in Vevay, Indiana for 29 1/2 years. Raymond was later employed for Steel Technology in Ghent, Kentucky for 16 years until his health could no longer permit. He was a member of the Spring Branch Baptist Church and the Vevay American Legion Post #185. Raymond enjoyed working and keeping a meticulous lawn. Raymond passed away at 5:00 am, Tuesday, July 5, 2016, at his residence in Vevay, Indiana.

Raymond will be dearly missed by his loving wife of nearly 52 years: Crystal Mae (Voris) Peters of Vevay, IN; his sons: Allen Peters of Vevay, IN and Christopher Peters of Greensburg, IN; his grandchildren: Christopher Dale Peters, Leeann Peters, Brigitte Peters and Sara Lenville; his brothers: Larry Peters of Pleasant, IN, Bobby Jo Peters of Florence, IN and Dale Peters of Patriot, IN; his sisters: Patricia Brandon of Aurora, IN and Carolyn Morgan of Vevay, IN and his several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Dale Arnold and Ida Margaret (Riley) Peters; his niece: Cheryl Cunningham and his special friends: Tim Hunter and Bob Taylor.

Graveside Services and Interment will be conducted Thursday, July 7, 2016, at 2:00 pm, by Rev. Howard Wade at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Madison, Indiana.

Friends may call 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Thursday, July 7, 2016, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Spring Branch Baptist Church. Cards are available at the funeral home.