Ronald Dean Peters
January 21, 1959 ~ October 20, 2021 (age 62)
Ronald D. Peters, age 62, of Copperas Cove passed away on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, in Killeen. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 PM, Thursday, November 4, 2021, at Viss Family Funeral Home, 1614 S. FM 116, Copperas Cove, TX with inurnment at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.
Ron was born on January 21, 1959, in West Union, Iowa to William and Gladys (Pape) Peters. He graduated in 1977 from Valley High School in Elgin, Iowa where he played football.
After high school, Ron joined the United States Army in 1978. He served during Desert Storm and Desert Shield for a total of 15 years of service. While serving in Hawaii, he met Debbie Greaves and they married on August 25, 1979, at the Lutheran Church in Ewa Beach in Hawaii.
Debbie loved being a wife and a mother to her family during his time in the Army. In 1991, the Army moved them to Texas, where they would settle down and plant roots. Ron began his next chapter of his life with Schwan's Home Service. He enjoyed serving Copperas Cove, Killeen, and Hamilton families on his route. Ron’s customers would quickly become his friends as well.
Ron was a faithful member of Five Hills Assembly of God in Copperas Cove and enjoyed taking care of the grounds for years. He also served as an Elder in the church as well.
Ron was an avid Cowboys fan, a poker player with his family, and loved spoiling his grandkids. Ron was a devoted family man, a faithful follower of the Lord, and was always committed to the task at hand.
Ron was preceded in death by his father, William David Peters.
Ron is survived by his wife of 42 years, Debbie Peters; mother, Gladys Peters; children, Paul Peters and wife, Katrina, Tiffany Morris and husband, David, Jeffery Peters and wife, Addie; one sister, Cynthia Beermann and husband, Bryce; one brother, Steven Peters; 13 grandchildren, Rachel, Alyssa, Joshua, Peyton, Emma, Bentleigh, Hadley, Connor, Olivia, Harper, Kaleiope, Penelope, and Genevieve.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Five Hill Assembly of God, 302 E. Ave D, Copperas Cove, TX 76522.
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