Boyd P. Peters, 82, died peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 4, surrounded by loved ones.
He was born in South Dakota. He moved to Oakdale at the age of five.
Mr. Peters started his long career as a butcher, prior to graduating from Oakdale High School. He served in the U.S. Navy and married his sweetheart, Vanessa, in 1953.
He was a loving, kind and honorable man who never met a stranger. He will be deeply missed.
He is survived by his loving wife, Elaine; daughter, Kathy (Michael) Gutierrez; sons, Dan (Tami) Peters, Jeff (Marie) Peters; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Vanessa in 1997.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.