He was born Dec. 30, 1925, in New York City, N.Y., to Charles and Priscilla (Lowit) Peter.
He was united in marriage to Nancy Meyer in Buffalo, N.Y. on June 11, 1955. He was an engineer in manufacturing and faithfully served his country in the United States Navy during WWII.
Survivors include children: Linda Sumpter, Warsaw; Robert W. (Sandy) Peter Jr., Mesquite, NV; Lori Adams, Warsaw; and Lisa (Gary) Miller, Warsaw; and seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, one brother and his parents.
Services will be held at a later date with interment in Oakwood Cemetery. McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw is entrusted with arrangements.
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