Robert N. Peters, 76, of Medina, passed away Oct. 5, 2012.
Robert was born July 11, 1936, in Parkersburg, W.Va., to the late Bloomer and Virginia (Nowery) Peters.
He was a member of The Chapel of Akron. Bob was a much loved guidance counselor, teacher and basketball coach at Medina High School from 1964 to 1991. During his 14-year coaching career (11 boy's, 3 girl's) he achieved three men's and two women's conference championships. Bob enjoyed ending his career by watching his sons coach and his grandchildren play basketball and volleyball. Bob was inducted into the Medina High School Hall of Fame and Medina County Sports Hall of Fame.
He was the beloved husband of Jane (Wharton), to whom he was married 54 years; loving father of Jody (Karen) Peters of Medina and Jay (Dawn) Peters of Cuyahoga Falls; and dear grandfather of Zach, Tyler, Ally, Bob, Michael, Luke and Nate. He is also survived by several cousins.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina. Pastor Lynn Warner will officiate. Burial will be at Spring Grove Cemetery. Family will receive friends 1-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of Medina County, 5075 Windfall Road, Medina, OH 44256 or the Haven of Rest, 175 E. Market St., Akron, OH 44308.