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September 25th, 2017 by Jeffrey Drake
HARRISBURG- Rides Mass Transit District is saddened to announce the passing of one of its Board of Trustees members.
Larry Peterson, who had represented Wabash County on the RMTD Board for nearly 20 years, passed away Sept. 18.
"Larry was a genuinely good person and worked very hard for the residents of Wabash County," said RMTD CEO Bill Jung. "He will be extremely missed."
Peterson had been the lone representative from Wabash County on the RMTD Board since 1998.
Visitation is taking place Saturday, Sept. 30 from 9-11 a.m. at the First Christian Church- Disciples of Christ in Mount Carmel with a memorial service to follow.
RMTD is the public transportation provider in nearly 18 counties in southeastern and east central Illinois.