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Greg S. Peters

Greg S. Peters

August 2, 1973 - August 3, 2017     Age: 44

Gregory Scott Peters, age 44, of Fernandina Beach, Florida passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at UF Health in Jacksonville, Florida.

Greg was born in Jacksonville, Florida on August 2, 1973, the son of Shirley and the late Jimmy Peters. He graduated from Fernandina Beach High School where he played baseball. He continued his love of baseball through coaching Little League, Crusader Travel Ball and watching his son play at Yulee High School.

He worked for WestRock for over 23 years where he made lasting friendships.  He loved his family and Kendall and Jensen were his pride and joy.

He leaves behind his wife of ten years, Amy Bryan Peters, his daughter, Kendall Rae Peters, his son, Jensen Gregory Peters, his mother, Shirley Peters, his grandmother Grace Bennett Peters all of Fernandina Beach, and many family and friends.

His family will receive friends on Sunday from 2:00 – 4:00 pm at Oxley-Heard.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Monday, August 7, 2017 at First Baptist Church of Fernandina Beach with the Reverend Zack Terry officiating.

Is so desired, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Yulee High School Baseball Dug Out Club, Inc.  85375 Miner Road, Yulee, Fl., 32097

55 Condolences

  • Ben and Gail Shave Posted August 4, 2017 4:17 pm

    Shirley, we are so sad at the loss of Greg. We pray that you will find some peace. In knowing
    How much he was loved. May God be with you.

  • Floyd & Ava Garrett Posted August 4, 2017 4:19 pm

    Just wanted you to know Ava and I are thinking and praying for you doing this difficult time.

  • Mrs. Linda Hardy and family Posted August 4, 2017 4:41 pm

    Shirley and family We are so so sorry for your loss please know that you are in our prayers at this most difficult time.

  • Judy & Gil Lee Posted August 4, 2017 4:46 pm

    Gil and I are so sorry and our hearts are breaking over this. Our prayers and sympathies are with you all during this most difficult time. May God hold you all close and you feel HIS comforting arms around you. We love you!

  • Susan Rodriguez Posted August 4, 2017 6:02 pm

    My heart breaks for your family and you all are in my prayers. Lord Jesus give them peace during this hard time. Love and Prayers Susan Rodriguez

  • Ken Nolan Posted August 4, 2017 7:09 pm

    Shirley, I am so sorry to learn your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Shertty Michaelis Posted August 4, 2017 7:13 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. The ones who leave us so unexpectedly, I believe, are the most difficult to bear, especially when it is your child. My sincere condolences to you, Shirley, and the family of your dear, dear Greg.

  • Joey Vanzant Posted August 4, 2017 7:15 pm

    So sorry to the family! Greg was a great guy loved buy everyone .

  • Sherry Michaelis Posted August 4, 2017 7:17 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. The ones who leave us so unexpectedly, I believe, are the most difficult to bear, especially when it is your child. My sincere condolences to you, Shirley, and the family of your dear, dear Greg.

  • Margie Bowen Posted August 4, 2017 7:18 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Greg was always such a gentle soul.

  • Robbin Smith Posted August 4, 2017 7:38 pm

    Shirley praying for you and your family.

  • Kim Lyons Willis and family Posted August 4, 2017 7:42 pm

    Ms. Shirley and family, I was so sorry to hear of Greg’s passing…I had not seen him in many years, but every time I did he was always sweet as he could be…know I have been praying for you all…may God provide peace and comfort during this time and always.

  • Gracie Berglund Posted August 4, 2017 8:24 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I pray for comfort, healing and understanding in this time.

  • Julie Vanzant- Reed Posted August 4, 2017 8:32 pm

    I’m so sorry for the loss You all have suffered recently. Greg was a great guy always. He loved his kids and being a dad more than anything. He was a family guy and one of the good guys. I pray God gives you all peace during this difficult time.

  • Kirby and Janice Hendrix Posted August 4, 2017 9:01 pm

    So sorry to hear this sad news, keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Joe and Barbara Lyle Posted August 4, 2017 9:26 pm

    Shirley, my heart is breaking! God tells us he won’t leave us nor forsake us and he WILL give you the strength to make it through. Praying for you and your sweet family!

  • Laurye and Bob Ray Posted August 4, 2017 9:30 pm

    Know you are covered in prayer at this heartbreaking time.

  • Vic Garvin Posted August 4, 2017 9:47 pm

    Heartbroken to hear about your loss. Greg was a great guy. Praying for your family

  • Patsy and Roger Richardson Posted August 4, 2017 10:02 pm

    Shirley and family please know I am praying for some peace for you and your family. I know God has a reason to call Greg yo his kingdom.

  • Claudine Nunez-Newton Posted August 4, 2017 10:43 pm

    Shirley, I pray God’s peace upon you and your family during this very difficult time.

  • Elizabeth and Tommy Purvis Posted August 4, 2017 10:54 pm

    I am so sorry to hear of your sad news. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Chris Maylon Posted August 4, 2017 11:09 pm

    Greg, you will be missed brother. Shirley very sorry for your loss. My prayers are with your family.

  • Sybil Campbell Posted August 5, 2017 1:00 am

    I am so sorry to hear of Gregg’s passing, I pray that God will grant peace to Shirley and Amy and all his other loved ones.

  • Brianna, Alex and Susan Bowen Posted August 5, 2017 9:06 am

    Lifting you up in prayer Kendall, Jensen, and Ms Shirley! We love you all!

  • Tammy Scofield Posted August 5, 2017 9:21 am

    So sorry for your loss. Praying for peace and the comfort only God can provide to surround you and your family at this very difficult time.

  • Ben and Gail shave Posted August 5, 2017 9:37 am

    Amy, we are so sad at your loss. You are so special and God loves you so much.. know you are in our
    prayers and Gregg is in Gods hands.

  • Debbie Thompson Posted August 5, 2017 9:47 am

    Shirley and family. I am so sorry to hear this. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers!

  • Robin Johnson Posted August 5, 2017 9:56 am

    My son, Mitchell Geiger, plays baseball with Jensen. Such a sweet young man. I’m so sorry for your loss, keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers😢🙏

  • John and Gerri Griffin Posted August 5, 2017 10:06 am

    Shirley, we re so sorry to hear about the loss of son. Praying for you and your family.

  • John and Gerri Griffin Posted August 5, 2017 10:12 am

    Shirley, we are so sorry to hear about the loss of your son. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Alice Holton Posted August 5, 2017 10:26 am

    Shirley no words can express how you must be feeling. What you are going through is not imaginable. All I can say is I am praying for you.

  • Theresa haddock Posted August 5, 2017 11:03 am

    Again Shirley and family. No words can express what you guys are feeling. The Haddock’s and The Connors are 🙏🙏 for all of you ❤️

  • Jim and June Rice Posted August 5, 2017 11:58 am

    Shirley, we are so sorry for your lost. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Sam and Linda Murrow Posted August 5, 2017 12:03 pm

    To Amy and Shirley, such heartbreaking news. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.

  • Wilby and Catherine Whitt Posted August 5, 2017 12:22 pm

    Our prayers are with this sweet family. Amy, we are so sorry and thankful you are surrounded by much love.

  • Joe and Patricia Putnam Posted August 5, 2017 12:23 pm

    Shirley, Joe and I were so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Ashley Woolley Posted August 5, 2017 2:18 pm

    I am so sorry. Prayers every second. I just can’t imagine.

  • Kathy Babb Dansey Posted August 5, 2017 3:40 pm

    Shirley, I’m so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you and to his dear children.

  • Natasha Drake Posted August 5, 2017 5:47 pm

    Praying for peace and comfort during this time.

  • Susan Eason Posted August 5, 2017 9:41 pm

    Lord knows y’all have been through enough. Kendall, this year has been especially hard for you. Look after your grandma and let me know if I can do anything for either of you. I’ll be praying for you both and your family.

  • Windle and Brenda Brooks Posted August 5, 2017 11:20 pm

    Shirley,so sorry at the loss of your son Greg.We all send our love and prayers Bonnie sends her condolences also.

  • Marg Keizer Posted August 6, 2017 4:51 am

    I am saddened and sorry Shirley for the loss of a beautiful son, to Kendall and Jensen for the loss of a wonderful loving Daddy, and to Amy for the loss of a beautiful loving husband. I prayers are with you.

  • Alicia Hair Watson Posted August 6, 2017 5:49 am

    I am constantly lifting your family up in prayer! Praying for God’s comfort and needed strength during these difficult days that are so hard to walk through.

  • Barb Gingher Posted August 6, 2017 10:17 am

    Amy and Family,
    Please accept my sincere sympathy and prayers for you in this difficult time.

  • Nancy and Raymond Nance Posted August 6, 2017 10:18 am

    May God wrap His loving arms around your family during this heartbreaking time. Our prayers are with you all for God’s comfort and peace.

  • Floyd Campbell Posted August 6, 2017 11:28 am

    Words are not adequate. Cherish the memories, they will keep you strong.

  • Sonya Allen Posted August 6, 2017 1:40 pm

    Words can’t express the pain we all feel. God truly has a angel with him. May he rest peacefully with his hero
    Mr. James Peters. Love you Greg, Gone to soon!

  • Linda F Wade Posted August 6, 2017 11:02 pm

    Shirley, I am so sorry you are going through this. My heart hurts for you and your family. Greg was a good husband and a great dad. He will be dearly missed. Know you’re in my heart and my prayers.

  • Jake Michaelis Posted August 7, 2017 8:51 am

    To Mrs Peters and Amy – we are so very sorry for your sudden loss. Greg was a special, special guy that touched a lot of people. I will miss the friendly banter back and forth with him this football season. Please know that we are all lifting you up in prayer today and everyday.

  • Keith Purvis Posted August 7, 2017 12:26 pm

    Our hearts & prayers are with you all. May God comfort and carry you. Haven’t seen Greg in quite a while,.Even though we all ;live in this small town, we seem to miss those around us.

  • Louie and Judi Johnson Posted August 7, 2017 1:53 pm

    We just found out about Greg. Shirley, no spoken words will suffice to ease your pain and loss.
    We love you and are standing arm in arm with you in your pain, crying with you.

  • Ray Ingram Posted August 8, 2017 7:11 pm

    My condolences to the family

  • Theresa Crow Posted August 9, 2017 1:34 pm

    Please know you are thought of fondly. I’m so sorry for your losses.

  • Larry Dowling II Posted August 9, 2017 4:12 pm

    Our hearts go out to all Gregs family and friends. We were childhood friends and ill always have great memories of him.

  • Sharon & Tucker Aguirre Posted August 9, 2017 5:33 pm

    Amy, we are so sorry for your loss. Our condolences.

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