James F. Peters Jr., 42, of Rudy died Monday, April 24, 2017, in Colorado Springs, Colo. He attended Van Buren High School, past member of the Crawford County District One Rural Fire Department and member of the Rudy Baptist Church.

He is survived by two sons, Thomas and Zachary Peters, both of Van Buren; mother and stepfather, Donna and Gary Venable of Muldrow; father and stepmother, Anita and James Peters Sr. of Rudy; a sister, Savanah Haunert of Muldrow; a brother, Josh Haunert of Van Buren; and two stepsisters, Jennifer Gray of Roland and Holly Weatherford of Rudy.

Family-held memorial service will be 7 p.m. Wednesday at Rudy Baptist Church.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday at Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.