Mr. (Pete) Charles Ray Ferrell, 69, of Conyers, entered Heaven on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at his home surrounded by family and friends.
Pete was born Jan. 22, 1949, in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was the son of the late Tillman Ferrell and Rosa Lee Hutchinson Ferrell. Pete was a proud Vietnam Veteran who served in the U.S. Army and received a Purple Heart for his gallantry. Following his retirement after 31 years from OFS, Pete took on a new role and was a bus driver with the Newton County School System. An active member of First Baptist Church of Conyers, he and his wife loved reading the Bible through every year. He also enjoyed teaching Financial Peace University classes, roller skating, zip-lining and traveling to Maui and other places in the U.S.
He is survived by his wife, Terrie Vaughn Ferrell; children, LeAnne and Stacy Manus, Shanna and Bryan Jones, Jonathan and Heather Ferrell, LaSann and James Snow, Chrissey and Ron Vizcarra, Alex and Sherry Brown, Adam and Jennifer Epps; 17 grandchildren; sisters, Chris Loveday, Bitsy Irwin, Sue Cox; and brothers, Tim Ferrell, Bo Ferrell.
A memorial Service for Pete will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 29 at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, with Pastor Butch Davis presiding. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 28. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to New Life FM Radio, 100 S. Hill Street, Griffin, GA, 30223, or, The Bible League, 3801 Eagle Nest Drive, Crete, IL 60417.