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Lewis Franklin “Frank” Peters of Beaufort, South Carolina died Friday afternoon, July 19, 2019, at his home with his family by his side.

Frank was born in Lockbourne, Ohio. He is the son of the late John H. Peters and Mary Belle Jones Bradford.

Surviving and left to cherish his memory include his wife Zelda England; daughters Fran (Marvin) Rutter of Pataskala, OH, Debra (Frank) Poling of Lancaster, OH, and Ally Peters of Beaufort, SC; two sisters, Betty Henson of Lancaster, OH and Marcella (Cleve) Cleaveland, of Darden, TN, four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, brothers-in-law, Bob (Vivian) England, Larry (Andrea) England, Jeff England, sisters-in-law Drema (Robert Shireman), Karen Reed, Susan (Truman) Wolfe, Bev (Tim) Grose, special friend and adopted brother Dave Stone and many other nieces, nephews, family members and friends who loved him greatly.

Frank was born on a farm in rural Ohio and had a lifelong love of the outdoors. He served honorably in the U.S. Army, then spent his life as a builder. After retiring and moving to South Carolina, he could not handle the stillness and went back to work. Some of his greatest joys were walking on the beach with his wife, spending time with family and friends, his grand-dog, Sage, listening to music and watching western movies.

He remembered life events by the cars he owned, and never met a Cadillac he did not like. He had a great sense of humor, cared deeply for family and friends, loved the Lord, and will be missed by all who knew him.

A memorial service will be held at 11 o’clock Tuesday morning, July 23, 2019, in the chapel of Copeland Funeral Service—One Copeland Drive. Private burial, with United States Army honors, will be in the Beaufort National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Friends of Caroline Hospice – 1110 13th Street, Port Royal, South Carolina 29935.

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  1. Amanda Atwood says:

    Love and prayers to the family. Thinking of you during this time. Love, Amanda Atwood

  2. Jerry (Kathy) G. Peters II says:

    We are said to hear about uncle Frank’s passing. I thought of him often. Our condolences to you and all your family. Sincerely, Pete & Kathy

  3. roger & cheryl peters and family says:

    sorry for your loss.thinking of you and your family.he will be missed greatly.i will miss talking and reminscing with him.

  4. David Lord says:

    Prayers and thoughts are with the family during this time of remembrance and sadness. I have lots of great memories.

  5. Don & Margie(Peters) Horton says:

    We are sorry to hear of the passing of Uncle Frank. Thought of him a lot the past few years. I can remember spending lots of time when visiting him with my Dad Jerry when I was younger. I can still hear Uncle Frank call me “My little Margie”. Those memories I will cherish forever. May GOD give you peace and comfort at this time. Sending Love, Don & Margie(Peters) Horton

  6. Jeff & Jennifer Acree says:

    We are deeply saddened to learn of Frank’s passing! He was a kind and generous man who gave all to everyone he cared for including our family many times! Sending love and prayers your way!

  7. Roth Warner says:

    Love and prayers to your family in this time of remembrance.

  8. Jennifer Wycoff says:

    Thinking of you & your family!
    Love, The Wycoff family

  9. Grandma Linn says:

    Frannie and family, so sorry to hear the news of your sweet father. He sure left a beautiful daughter frannie, to carry on his memories! Enjoy your mansion sir, just made for you. Blessings to all!!!❤️❤️❤️

  10. Laura Kirk says:

    I am so sorry for the family and this loss. He was such a gentle and wonderful man. I will always remember him with his smile fondly. Love and prayers for you all at this difficult time.

  11. Sandra England McKenzie says:

    I am sorry for your loss. My prayers for, Zelda, family and friends. God bless us all.

  12. Peggy Lafferty North says:

    Am so sorry for your loss. Praying for all family during this sad time. God be with family and friends.

  13. Burns Family says:

    Thoughts and prayers with you and your family during this time. Big hugs to all of you.

  14. Jerri Johnson says:

    My heartfelt condolences to the family. Many prayers…

  15. Frances Snodgrass says:

    You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  16. Ted & Cindy (Peters) Reed & Family: says:

    Chrissy Reed & Marcel Borcila
    Ion & Melissa & Freddie Reed
    We are sending our love and prayers to Zelda and Family and wishing many Blessings to you all through this very difficult time. Uncle Frank and my Father, John Peters, Jr. were very close throughout the years and Frank did his best to help watch over us all. He’ll always hold a special place in our hearts.

  17. Teresa (Lusk) Hendricks says:

    Zelda, my love and prayers go out to you and your family.

  18. Jenny Lambert Waycaster says:

    Zelda, I am so sorry for the loss of your husband…Please know that you & your family will be in my thoughts & prayers…with much love….Jenny

  19. The Merrill Family says:

    Zelda you and Frank were more than just neighbors to us during our time in Beaufort, the kindness and welcome you and Frank extend to us will never be forgotten. Please exept or greatest sympathies to you and your family. You and Frank have been and will continue to be in our prayers. Love, Jake Colette Sam Lucy and Isla.

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