A memorial service and celebration of the life of Mr. Gerald Peppers will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the home of Tonya and Jason Hunt. Gerald Wayne Peppers was born April 22, 1947 in Bastrop, to the late George Wesley Peppers and Sarah Sansone Peppers.He passed away February 25, 2013 in Kaufman, Texas following an extended illness.

Mr. Gerald Peppers was a resident of West Monroe and a former supervisor and offshore welder with Comet Construction. He later worked as a sandblaster and painter for his son-in-law, Jason Hunt, at B&H Construction.

He is survived by his two daughters, Tonya Peppers Hunt and her husband, Jason Hunt of Terrell, Texas and Felisha Peppers of Dallas, Texas; six grandchildren, Trey, Cody, Bryan, Seth, Morgan, and Blake; seven great-grandchildren; three brothers, George Peppers Jr. of Marion, Donald Peppers of Marion and James Peppers of Port Ladaca, Texas; and the mother of his children, Frances Peppers of Dallas, Texas.