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August 5, 2012

TERRY PETERS Terry Truit Peters, 57, of Port Aransas, Texas, died August 5, 2012. He was born January 5, 1955, in Altoona, PA, to Oscar Stanton Peters of Covington and the late Maxine Shaffer Peters. Surviving are his Wife and high school sweetheart of 38 years, Lee Ann Mann Peters of Port Aransas, TX; his Son, Jason Truit Peters of Atlanta, GA; his Daughter, Jodi Peters Colglazier, of Port Aransas, TX; three granddaughters, Gavin Lee Colglazier of Port Aransas, TX, Nicole Murray and Courtney Murray, both of Atlanta, GA; two brothers, Jerry O. Peters of Yorktown and Scott S. Peters of Covington; one sister, Marcia Jones, of Blue Ridge and several nieces and nephews. Terry's earlier career as a manufacturing engineer involved complex design and computer programming of aerospace, automotive and medical parts. He was an instructor at Georgia Tech where he was active in teaching mechanical engineering students design and programming and where they built a Motorsport prototype race car for competitive racing every years. In 2000 Terry joined his wife in the real estate profession where they were owners in a Keller Williams Market Center in Norcross, GA. In March 2007 they moved to Port Aransas, Texas, as Sales Market Directors of Cinnamon Shore, a gulf front master planned community. Terry was involved in day to day operations of the community and was known to show property by means of a hydraulic lift, showing families home sites and views from their future homes. Terry was an avid sportsman who loved fishing and hunting. He was an outstanding athlete competing in football, wrestling and track. Terry loved living at the beach in Port Aransas. He once said he would never work anywhere again where shorts and flip flops were not standard business attire. He also loved the mountains of Virginia and his hunt camp where it was his desire to have a celebration of his life and his ashes spread. Terry loved life and his family. He was a man of quiet faith, strong convictions, principles and integrity. He courageously battled Leukemia with a positive attitude and a smile on his face. He never complained and he never gave up. Terry wanted expressed that you should cherish life every single day; take time to stop and look around you at the beauty God has created; take time for family and friends. Life is short and this journey is but a moment of time in all of eternity. II Timothy 4:6-7 "He fought the good fight, He finished the course, He kept the Faith." There is a very special angel in heaven now. Memorial Information The family requests that donations to leukemia research in Terry's name be made to the M.D.Anderson Cancer Center; AML Research Fund; P.O.Box 4486; Houston,TX 77210 The online guest book is available at
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