Peter A. Light was born on June 22, 1944 in Needham, MA. son of Doris Browne and step-father, Stan Browne.
He attended Miami Edison High School in Miami, Florida to the age of 17 and then went into the Marines where he received his GED. He served his country proudly for over 6 years. He finished his career in law enforcement serving the Hampton SC police department and community.
Pete’s hobbies and passion were raising his dogs, watching college football, NASCAR racing, guns and collecting anything to do with a wolf.
He loved his friend and companion, children, grandchildren and his dogs. Pete was a huge dog lover and the local animal shelter would call him about a certain breed of dogs that needed a home. Our dad was a charitable man by giving donations to The Boys Town, Special Olympics and The Wounded Warrior Project.
Peter Light departed this life on February 10, 2022 at his home in Ehrhardt, SC from pancreatic cancer at the age of 77 years. He is preceded in death by his mother, Doris Browne, stepfather, Stan Browne and his beloved dogs, Ginger, Sage, Betsy and Goldie.
He is survived by his long time companion and special friend, Karen Burdick, his son Todd Light and wife, Gina Light, grandchildren Jared Light, Joshua Light and Mikala Light, his daughter, Dawn Light Litts and husband, Terry Litts, grandchildren - Kyle Gallaway, Asa Litts, Cache Litts and his dog, Venus.
He leaves behind a host of “family” - his brothers and sisters in law enforcement and friends from the community.
Per Pete’s wishes, he wanted to be cremated with no viewing and service. Please remember him as the way he was, celebrate his life and cherish your memories of him. God Bless you all and thank you for your thoughts, prayers, condolences and for sharing your kind words and memories on Facebook.
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