Dale O. Peters, 81 of Livingston, died on Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, Jan. 4, at the Lesicko Funeral Home in Livingston, with the Rev. Heath R. Curtis officiating. Burial was held at the family's plots in Worden City Cemetery in Worden. Lesicko Funeral Home in Livingston assisted the family with arrangements.
Mr. Peters was born on Sunday, May 15, 1938, in Litchfield, to Ottmer and Maude Goldie (Wildhaber) Peters. He married Annette Hayman on May 18, 1958, she preceded him in death on Friday, May 5, 2006.
Mr. Peters was employed by McDonnell Douglas-Boeing of St. Louis, MO, for 53 years. He started with McDonnell Douglas as a tool and die maker, later advancing to a position as an industrial engineer. He then became a methods engineer and eventually retired as an engineer in supply chain management.
During the beginning of his professional career with McDonnell Douglas he was also a member of the Illinois Air National Guard.
Mr. Peters is survived by his daughter, Gale (Kevin) Keenoy of Auburndale, FL; grandson, Devlin Keenoy of Fort Myers, FL; his dear friend, Denise Heinemeier of Livingston; brothers-in-law, Allan “Mike” Hayman and Gordon Hayman; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, William “Bill” Peters; and his best “bully” friend, Leon.
Memorials may be directed to Adopt-A-Pet. Condolences may be left online at www.lesickofuneralhome.com.