Danny George Peoples

April 12, 1934 ~ January 28, 2014

Danny George Peoples, 79, of Washougal, WA, passed away on Jan. 28, 2014. He was born in Aberdeen, WA on April 12, 1934 to George Henry and Mary Edna Peoples. He graduated from Tillamook High School in 1952.
Danny married Carol in 1980.
He served in the Air Force during the Korean War and was honorably discharged in February 1961.
Danny then pursued a career in education as a teacher, coach and administrator. His early teaching positions were in Odessa, Medical Lake, and Sumner, WA. In 1971, Danny and his family moved to Camas, WA where he continued his education career and earned his Master's degree and principal's credentials. He was a principal at Garfield Junior High and at Helen Baller Elementary, completing his career at the Camas School District Office, and retiring in August 1986.
Danny's favorite activities were pulling in big fish,
telling bigger fish stories, tailgating as the
#1 Washington Huskies fan, and loving his family.
Danny is survived by his five children, Terry (Tami), Martin (Barbara), Heidi, (Bob), Holly (Dale), and Jon; his eleven grandchildren, Eric, Tiffany, Adam, Sarah Jill, Deborah, Matthew, Luke, Rachel, Danielle, Paul, Savana; and seven great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Sat., Feb. 1, 2014 at Calvary Community Church, 2717 N.E. 3rd Ave., Camas, WA 98607. We also invite you to share a memory or story during the service. Please join us for a luncheon following the service in the fellowship hall.
Those who wish to honor Dan's memory, may give to the West Columbia Gorge Humane Society, 2675 Index St., Washougal, WA, 98671.
Please sign his guestbook at: www.columbian.com/obits.


Published in The Columbian on Jan. 31, 2014