Colin Michael Peters, age 59, of Albemarle, passed away Monday morning, June 28, 2021.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM, Saturday, July 3, 2021 at First United Methodist Church in Mount Gilead. Rev. Kong Namkung will officiate and interment will follow in Sharon Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00PM to 7:00PM, Friday evening, July 2, 2021 at Edwards Funeral Home in Mount Gilead.
Colin was born March 22, 1962 in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa to the late Mavis Priscilla Daniels Peters and Barnabas Nicholas Peters, who survives of South Africa.
He was a graduate of Springfield College in Durban, South Africa and was a certified pianist through Trinity College of Music. In South Africa he was a Principal at Richmond Primary School in Kwazulu-Natal South Africa. He was a teacher at Mount Gilead Elementary and East Middle School. He was a loved teacher, mentor, and friend.
In South Africa, he was a member of Mountain Rise Methodist Church where he served as youth leader and organist. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Mount Gilead.
He was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather, who is survived by his wife, Pearl Elizabeth Kader Peters of the home; son, Riley Peters(Kayla) of Wendell; daughters, Farrah Kader of Knightdale and Shayna Stevens(Matthew) of Wendell; brother, Neville Peters(Jennifer) of Australia; sisters, Bernadette Harry(Allan) of South Africa and Lynette Francis(Mitchell) of Australia; five grandchildren, Caroline Kimrey, Elana Stevens, Baxter Kimrey, Lexi Peters and Mia Stevens.
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