Milton “Boots” Peters, 80, of Washington passed away on June 22, 2018. Boots was the son of the late Milton Peters and Lillie Mae (NEE Mills). He was born on September 1, 1937 in Washington. In 1955, Mr. Peters married his wife Celeste at St. Francis Borgia Church, and together they raised four children. Boots was a business owner in Washington. For many years he owned Champion Sports, and Classic Awards. He was also a member of the Elks Lodge #1559. He is preceded in death by his parents; Milton and Lillie Mae Peters, sister; Billie Daniel, and Granddaughter; Ella Jean Neier. He is survived by his wife and friend of 65 years; Celeste Peters of Washington, children; Sheryll Berger of Washington, Dawn and husband Dr. Leslie Tucker of Washington, Jamie Getsee and husband Kent of Washington, and Brad Peters and wife Beth of Eureka, sister; Shirley Martin of Columbia, MO, 7 Grandchildren, 10 Greatgrandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends. A visitation will be held on Thursday, June 28, 2018, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Nieburg-Vitt Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. at Nieburg-Vitt Chapel. Rev. Jim Theby will officiate the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Francis Borgia Regional High School or the Franklin County Humane Society. Arrangements in care of Nieburg-Vitt Funeral Home in Washington.
St. Francis Borgia Regional High School
1000 Borgia Dr., Washington MO 63090
Franklin County Humane Society
1222 W. Main St., Union MO 63084