Leonard Charles Peters
October 28, 1935 - January 17, 2018
Leonard Charles Peters (Bubba), born in Angie and resident of Bogalusa, passed away January 17, 2018 at the age of 82.
Leonard accepted Christ and was a member of Pilgrim Rest M.B.C. Later, he became a member of Center Baptist Church and united with Sweet Beulah Baptist Church in Bogalusa, Louisiana, where he served until his death.
Leonard attended Wesley Ray Elementary and High School. He was married to the late Annie B. Jefferson Peters and had five daughters and two sons. He later married Gloria Jean Magee and three more sons were added to the family.
He was kind-hearted, loving and caring husband, father, brother and friend. Always lending a helping hand to anyone in need and had many hobbies.
Leonard was preceded in death by parents Thomas James and Wilmuth Foster Peters, two brothers James E. (Dirickie) Peters and James Thomas (Tic) Peters, sister Christine Peters Bickham, son Sylvester (Sly) Magee; grandson Leonard G. Peters Jr.; mother-in-law Maudell Peters; sister-in-law Irene Rogers-Brown; son-in-law Herman Reece.
Leonard is survived by wife Gloria J. Peters; Sisters Ernestine Peters, Daisy L. (R. J.) Ratcliff; Daughters Wenn E. Jefferson-Reece, Augustine (Benjamin) Brown, Patricia (Eric) Marks, Lenora (Charles) Lynch, Wilhelmina (Michael) King; Sons Leonard G. (Valerie) Peters, Sr., Johnny Will Magee, Craig M. (Tess) Peters and Rogie Magee; sisters-in-law Estella Speights, Willena Jones; host of great and great great grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation Wednesday, January 24, 2018 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 p.m., Crain and Sons Funeral Home, 809 E. Third St., Bogalusa, LA. Funeral services will be held Thursday, January. 25, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. , Sweet Beulah Baptist Church, 1408 N. Roosevelt, Bogalusa, LA. Reverend Dr. James Magee pastor and officiating and Dr. Leonard G. Peters, eulogist. Interment at the Bogalusa Cemetery.