Mr. George Pelt, Sr., 94, of Blountstown, FL, passed away Saturday, May 5, 2012, in Blountstown.
George was born on February 26, 1918, in Calhoun County and had lived here all of his life. He, along with his wife, Jeanette, owned and operated Pelt’s Department Store in Blountstown from 1936 unit 1972. He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the United States Army. George was an avid golfer and a member of the First Baptist Church in Blountstown.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jeanette Pelt, and a son, George Pelt, III.
Survivors include one son, Mark Pelt, and his wife, Denise, of Perry, FL; two daughters, Patricia Pelt Hodges and her husband, Jack, of Fanning Spring, FL, and Phyllis Bailey and her husband, Greg, of Blountstown; nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held Sunday, May 6, at 2 pm (CDT) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Bud Guilford officiating. Interment followed in Pine Memorial Cemetery in Blountstown.
All arrangements were under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 674-2266).