Princeton – Frank “Bill” William Peoples Jr., 76, passed away Friday, January 7, 2022 at his home. Frank was born in Wytheville, VA on June 13, 1945, son of Frank Peoples Sr. and Elizabeth (Hendrickson) Peoples.
Frank graduated from Pitman High School in New Jersey and studied glass blowing at Salem Technical. While in college he met his love, Toby Anne Gegenheimer, and together they were united in marriage on November 26, 1966. Frank worked at Ace Glass in Vineland, NJ, retiring with over 30 years of service. After retirement, Frank and Toby Anne moved to Princeton to escape the humidity and enjoy the outdoors.
Frank was an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt and fish. He also enjoyed restoring furniture, target shooting and watching NFL games. Frank attended People’s United Methodist Church in Baileyville and was a proud member of the NRA and the Menantico Gunning Club in New Jersey.
In addition to his parents, Frank was predeceased by a brother, Jack Peoples; sister Gayle Shiner and husband Bill; and a sister-in-law Jeanne Peoples. Surviving are his beloved wife of over 55 years, Toby Anne Peoples; his mother Ann Peoples of Bear, DE; son Randy Peoples and wife Linda of Newark, DE; two grandchildren, Jared Peoples and Pico “Sarah” Peoples, both of Newark, DE; brother Russ Peoples of Claremont, NC; sister-in-law Susan Peoples of Haddonfield, NJ; many nieces, nephews and cousins; close friend Acacia Emery; and his hunting and fishing buddies, Bernie Fisher, Bill Gillespie and Bill Dereszewski.
A graveside service will be held in the spring at the Princeton Cemetery, West St., Princeton. In lieu of flowers, donations in Frank’s memory may be made to the Passamaquoddy Rescue, PO Box 97, Princeton, ME 04668. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport.