Charles Walter "Wally" "Waldo" Peters, 50, of Chickamauga, Georgia, died on Sunday, August 17, 2014.
He was born in Catoosa County and had been a lifelong resident. He was a graduate of Ringgold High School Class of 1983. He was currently employed with T.J. Hunt Trucking where he had been a driver for the past 14 years. He took pride in the trucks he drove; if he wasn't driving it – he was cleaning it. He also enjoy watching NASCAR and was a #3 Dale Earnhardt fan. He was preceded in death by his father: Floyd E. Peters.
Survivors include his wife, Candice Ann Nichols Peters of Rising Fawn, mother, Peggy Ann Johnson Peters of Chickamauga, brother, Anthony E. (Carolyn) Peters of Crandall, Ga., stepsons Dalton Williams and Ashton Holbrook both of Rising Fawn, nephew, Jeremy A. Peters of Rossville, several aunts, uncles, cousins and trucking buddies.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, Aug. 20, from 1–9 p.m., Thursday, from 10 a.m.–9 p.m., and Friday, after 10 a.m. until the service.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 22, in the Fort Oglethorpe Chapel with Ministers Fred Holcomb, Mark Smith and Jennie Andone officiating. Burial will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens-South, Rossville.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the funeral home.
Arrangements are by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes – Fort Oglethorpe, 706 866-5555, www.wilsonfuneralhome.com.