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Charlie Peters, owner of Mayking Mall, succumbs




CHARLIE RAY PETERS

CHARLIE RAY PETERS

Funeral services for Charlie Ray Peters, 90, were held August 24 at Everidge Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in Sandlick Cemetery.

Born in Norton, Va., to the late William and Ava Mullins Peters, he was the widower of Kathryn Back Peters, and the father of the late Suzanne Peters. He died August 22 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

He was the owner of Peters Properties, and opened Mayking Mall, one of the first strip malls in Letcher County. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, was a master woodworker, and enjoyed watching Cincinnati Reds baseball.

Surviving are his former wife, Joan Peters of Wise, Va.; two sons, Frank Lambert

Peters of Gate City, Va., and James Lloyd Peters and wife Betty Jean of Clintwood, Va.; two grandsons, Christopher Ray Peters of Weber City, Va., and Forrest Dylan Peters of Clintwood, Va.; and two caretakers, Donna Holbrook and Melissa Niece.


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