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Robert Lee Peter, 85, Kokomo, passed away Monday, Feb. 12, 2018.
He was born May 16, 1932, in Young America to Lee and Catherine Peter.
Bob proudly served his country as a cannoneer in the U.S. Army.
He farmed until his retirement in 1994, and also drove a school bus for Southeastern School Corp. for 50 years, where he touched more lives than can be counted. In addition, Bob was a trustee for Deer Creek Township of Cass County.
Bob was a member of Blue Ball Christian Church near Walton, and he also was a member of the Young America Lions Club for 63 years, serving in many different capacities during that time.
Bob is survived by his wife of nearly 64 years, Monelle; sister, Mary Boswell; children, Melinda (Art) Luttrell and Valerie (Mike) Welch; grandchildren, Jason (Daphne) Luttrell and Heather Luttrell; great-grandchildren, Naomi and Norah Luttrell; and one brother-in-law, Don Wisher.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, William Peter; and his brother in-law, Forest "Bud" Boswell.
A graveside service with military honors will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, at Center Cemetery, just north of Young America. The Rev. Jerry Moore will preside. Friends are invited to attend the graveside service, or may leave online condolences at www.indianafuneralcare.com.
A very special thank you to the staff of Wellbrooke of Kokomo. They truly went above and beyond in their care of Bob during the last three years.
Bob was a loving husband, dad, grandpa and friend. His faith in the Lord carried him through many difficult situations. All those who knew him were truly lucky to know such a kind and loving soul. He will be missed more than words can express.
Published on February 14, 2018
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