CASWELL – Louis Alan Peers, 53, passed away Jan. 25, 2014, at a Presque Isle health care facility, due to a battle with cancer. He was born May 12, 1960, in Long Branch, N.J., the son of Alice (Fuller) Peers and the late John P. Peers of Caswell.
Louis dedicated his life to working on the farm for his father and a number of other local farmers, with the most current being Gilles Michaud Farms Inc. He also spent a number of years driving fuel trucks for Irving Oil Co. He enjoyed attending all the local Tractor Pulling events when possible, snowmobiling and riding his 4 wheeler. He was a member of the Caswell Snowmobile Club and the former Caswell United Methodist Church. He was happily married to Paula (Roy) Peers of Caswell for 31 years.
Surviving, in addition to his mother and wife, are two sons, Travis Peers and wife, Elisha, and Chad Peers and wife, Jennifer, both of Limestone; and five siblings, Laurin Peers and wife, Sandra, Elwood, June, and Margaret Peers all of Caswell, and Karen Peers and friend, John Shaw, of Woodland. Also surviving, are his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Carroll and Joan Roy of Caswell; sisters-in-law, Lisa Carlisle and husband, Delaine, of North Carolina, and Shannon Roy of Caswell; and brothers-in-law, Rodney Roy and friend, Nannette McPherson, of Limestone, and Joey Roy of Caswell. He will also be greatly missed by his three grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Friends may call 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, and 10 a.m. – noon Thursday, Jan. 30, at Faye Funeral Home, at the corner of Academy and Centerline Road, Presque Isle. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at Limestone United Methodist Church. A time of fellowship for family and friends will follow the service at the church. Interment will be held at Peers Cemetery in the spring. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made, in memory of Louis, to the charity of one’s choice. To share online condolences with the family please visit www.fayefuneralhome.com.