David Craig Peters, 80, was born in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 3, 1940, to William Craig Peters and Elizabeth Harris Peters, and was a resident of Alexandria, Va., for the last 29 years.
He graduated from Elmer Myers High School in 1958 and from Wilkes University in 1962. David was employed as an Intelligence Analyst at the Defense Intelligence Agency from 1967 to 2006. He served three years of active duty in the U.S. Army, including time stationed in Stuttgart, Germany, and over 20 years in the U.S. Army Reserves.
He is survived by his three sons, Craig Peters, Washington, D.C., Brian Peters, Fair Oaks, Calif., and Kevin Peters, Davidson, N.C.; and by Jane King, Alexandria, Va., his wife of nearly 29 years. He is also survived by his brothers, William Peters, Harrisburg, Alan Peters, Cathedral City, Calif.; by his sister, Susan Peters Daniels, Dallas; and by his stepdaughter, Kristin Brown; and grandchildren, Robert, Julia, Sara and Spencer Peters; and Katie and Sophia Brown.
David will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery at a date yet to be determined.
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Animal Welfare League of Alexandria
4101 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria VA 22304