Wendell Garry Peters

June 15, 1941 - June 07, 2020

Wendell G. Peters passed away June 7, 2020 at home. He was born June 15, 1941 and was preceded in death by his parents, Julian Ford Peters and Myra Ingram Peters, and one brother, Danny Dale Peters. He married his high school sweetheart, Marie Moran Peters, in a union that lasted 58 years. Wendell is also survived by his two sons, their wives and their children: Gary Peters (Carrie) and son Andrew, Brian Peters (Susan) and daughter Kristen. He is also survived by Anne Peters, his niece. Wendell was an accountant by trade having obtained an associates degree in accounting from National Business College. Vocationally, Wendell practiced accounting and tax for 46 years. Most recently, Wendell served as the Clerk of Circuit Court in Floyd County for 24 years until he retired. Funeral Services will be Wednesday June 10, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Gardner Funeral Home with Pastor Jeff Hudgins officiating. Interment will follow in Jacksonville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday June 9, 2020 from 6 until 8 PM at the Gardner Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at or on Facebook @gardnerfuneralhomefloyd. The family is being served by Gardner Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Wendell’s memory to Carilion Clinic Hospice, c/o Carilion Clinic Foundation, PO Box 12187, Roanoke, VA 24023

Guest book

Mark&Susan Custer

June 08, 2020

So very sorry for your loss. Wendell was a good man that took after his father, Kind and generous. Sending healing prayers and comfort to the family.

Patty B. Weeks

Floyd, Va
June 08, 2020

We are so sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Patty and Family

Cynthia Agnew Stovall

June 08, 2020

Marie & family you are my thoughts and prayers

Anita Naff Roberson

Fuquay-Varina, NC
June 08, 2020

Marie, Garry, and Brian, I am so very sorry for your loss! I will most remember Wendell for his sense of humor! He was always very happy and enjoyed making others smile with his stories and jokes. I know that my mom and dad have many fond memories of Wendell through the years. May God’s strength, love and peace sustain you during this time!! Anita Naff Roberson

Fred Wirt

June 08, 2020

Wendell was a wonderful friend to me and will be missed.

G.C. & Rhonda Spangler

June 08, 2020

So sorry for your loss,May God be with you and your family. G.C.& Rhonda Spangler

Wayne Poff

Floyd VA
June 09, 2020

So sorry for the loss

Ben Johnson

Stokesdale, NC
June 09, 2020

Our deepest sympathies go out to the Peters family at the loss of their loved one. We hope that God grants you peace during this difficult time. We will be praying for you! Love, The Johnson Family Ben, Amber, Bethany, and Lucius

Carol Lee Hitchcock

Jonesborough, TNl
June 09, 2020

Marie, I was very sad to hear of your loss. Please know that you are being lifted up in prayer for comfort, strength, and peace. Your friend from the class of 62, Carol Lee Hitchcockv

Roger & Judy Abshire

Floyd, Va.
June 09, 2020

Wendell was a good man and a good friend. Our prayers are with his family.

Don Shumaker

Huddleston, VA
June 09, 2020

My sincere condolences to the Peters family. If there weren't restrictions in place, I would be there to pay my respects in person and especially to support Brian who I love like a brother and is one of the finest men I've ever known. My prayers are with you.

Fred Thomas

June 09, 2020

Bea Akers

Christiansburg VA
June 10, 2020

I was sorry to hear about Wendell. We were in high school together at FHS. Our class is getting smaller and smaller. Sending sympathy and prayers.

Lisa Baker

June 10, 2020

Sending prayers during this difficult time for you and your family.

Brenda Bowers Casper

Philadelphia, PA
June 12, 2020

Marie, I am so sorry to hear of Wendell's death. I realized even as a young child just how much his friendship meant to Larry. Larry called to tell me the news. Prayers for you and your family, Brenda