William F "Bill" Peffer

Born: Sun., Mar. 9, 1947
Died: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019


Private Committal

Location: Dublin Mills Community Church Cemetery


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William Fenton “Bill” Peffer, 72, of Wells Tannery, Went to be with the Lord on Monday, August 5, 2019, at his home following a brief illness.
Born on March 9, 1947 in Huntingdon, a son of the late Miles F. and Betty M. (Wolfe) Peffer.
He was united in marriage to Karen A. (Ford) Peffer which produced a 47 year marriage. Mrs. Peffer survives at home.
During his life he worked construction, was the owner/operator truck driver, was a tunnel guard for the Pennsylvania Turnpike, and was a union steward for the Teamsters, and was involved with the Republican National Committee in Fulton County.
He attended Tussey Mountain High School and was in the Army National Reserve serving from February 28, 1967 until December 21, 1972 where he was an expert in rifle.
He was of the Christian Faith, attending the New Grenada Church of God.
Along with his wife, he is survived by a son, Chris Peffer, husband of Monica, a daughter, Tara Peffer, grandchildren, Cole and Micah Peffer, brother Jim Peffer, husband of Bertha, Sister, Ruthann Claycomb, wife of Donald, Sister Jeannie Banco, and a sister Patty Lou Melius, wife of Ronald, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Bill Loved to go fishing, watch his grandson play high school football, and was always there when you needed a helping hand. He enjoyed hanging out with his friends at the garage, or even just grabbing his “usual” at Kelly’s Restaurant.
It was the request of the deceased that his services be private. Military honors will be provided by the Broad Top Area Honor Guard. Interment will take place in the Dublin Mills Community Church Cemetery, Hustontown, PA.
It was also the request of the deceased that there be no flowers sent. His wishes are for memorial contributions to be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS. 66675. www.woundedworriorproject.org.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Curtis A. Heath Funeral Home Inc. 5010 Railroad Ave. Broad Top City, PA. 16621. Online condolences can be made at www.caheathfh.com

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Brenda Wright
   Posted Mon August 12, 2019
Karen and family,
I was so sorry to hear of Bill's passing.
May God comfort and bless you.

Edie Smith
   Posted Tue August 13, 2019
Karen & family,
So very sorry to hear this sad news. My prayers and thoughts are with you all during this very difficult time.

Bonnie Dayton
   Posted Tue August 13, 2019
Karen, Tara, Chris and family,
I am so very sadden To hear about Bill! Bill meant a lot to me. I will truly miss being able to talk to him about my Pennsylvania Peffer family. He sure could make me laugh and feel better when I was down and missing daddy and the rest of the family we’ve lost over the years. He always made sure I got to see the sights of where daddy and his siblings grew up. That meant so much to me! He would do anything for anyone and was always so very proud of his family. He was a great cousin and I’m so glad I got to know him better these last 20 + years or so. I will continue to pray for Jesus’ peace, comfort, strength and courage for you all during this difficult time. I love you all and will stay in touch! Bonnie

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