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Joseph Paul (Dinky) Peters, Sr. departed this life on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at the age of 94 (June 28, 1926). He was the husband of the late Mary Lee Peters and Dear Friend of the late Anna Armstrong. Son of the late Eli Peters and Edna Viola Harris. Brother of the late Charles Lewis, Eugene Peters and August Peters. He is the father of Joseph P. (Miriam) Peters, Jr., Eric, Rosemary, Joyce Ann (Forth Worth, Texas) and Edna Viola (Grapevine, Texas) Peters. He is survived by his grandchildren, Wayne ( Tennille) Peters (Houston, Texas), Angela (Brandon) Harrison (De Soto, Texas), Charlotte (Tyrone) Peters (Fort Worth, Texas), Reynaud(Ashlyn) Palmer, Jr., Courtney Peters (Grapevine, Texas), Rodrick (Carent) Peters, Tyrone Wright and Wilferd Wright. Great Grandchildren: Craig (Tannitia) Peters (Fort Worth, Texas), Jaden Manuel (Grapevine, Texas), Lauren and Layla Harrison (DeSoto, Texas), Zaniyah and Jade Peters (Houston, Texas), Nich'oli Coker and Adonis Peters. He was preceded in death by his son Uweles Peters and two grandsons Gerome A. Peters and Kevin K. Peters.
Relatives and friends of the family and employees of St. Claude Tire Shop, Jefferson Parish Schools, Baylor Hospital (Grapevine, Texas) , Department of Family and Protective Services (Tarrent County, Texas) and also pastors, officers and members of Mount Hermon Baptist Church are invited to attend the Funeral Service on at D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home 3933 Washington Ave., New Orleans, LA on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 1:00PM. Visitation: 12:00PM until 1:00PM. Interment: Providence Memorial Cemetery, 4200 Airline Drive, Metairie, LA. Arrangements entrusted to D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington, Ave., New Orleans, LA 70125. Due to COVID-19, only a limited number of relatives and friends are invited to attend the services and all those in attendance are required to wear a face mask and practice social distancing.