Peter David Batley
Peter David Batley, 77, of Deltaville, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, peacefully and surrounded by family members.
He was a member of Zoar Baptist Church, Deltaville having faithfully served as a deacon, on the men’s Brotherhood and many other roles in the church. He was a retired waterman who truly loved what he did and showed it in the stories he told. He was devoted to his wife, children and grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Marie; four children, Susan B. Morgan and husband Bill, Donald Batley and wife Laurie Ann, Peter K. Batley and wife Trisha, Diane Batley Dalsaso and husband Timothy; six grandchildren, Jennifer, Andrew, Sarah, Claire, Trevor and Levi; twin brother, Gordon Batley, and many other extended family members whom he loved.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Charlotte, and a sister, Carol Crewe.
A celebration of life service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Philippi Christian Church, Deltaville with Dr. John Snow officiating. Interment will follow in Philippi Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Deltaville. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Memorial contributions may be made to Zoar Baptist Church, Building Fund, P.O. Box 1010, or Middlesex Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 98, both in Deltaville, VA 23043.
Arrangements by Bristow-Faulkner Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Saluda.