Mr. William Jesse Peacock, Jr., 82, of Panama City, FL, passed away early Sunday morning, October 28, 2012, in Panama City.
William was born on June 1, 1930, in Altha, FL, and had lived in Panama City since 1970, coming from San Antonio, TX. William was a 1949 graduate of Blountstown High School. He retired with 20 years of service in the United States Air Force, serving during the Korean and Vietnam eras. William also retired from Civil Service and the Bay County School Board where he was a bus driver. He was of the Baptist Faith.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Peacock; a sister, Agnes Inez Diamond; four brothers, James, Burl, Earnest, and J. Walter Peacock.
Survivors include his daughter, Shirley Adams, and her husband, Larry Wayne, of Lynn Haven, FL; five sisters, Lois Stewart of Pensacola, Edna Earl Kimbro and her husband, Enzor, of Pensacola, Alice Ward of Port Saint Joe, Dannie Bracewell and her husband, Joe, of Blountstown, Mildred Hudson and her husband, Ray, of Gulf Breeze; three grandchildren, Nathan Wayne Adams and his wife, Jennifer, of Lynn Haven, John Michael Adams of Callaway, and Ryan Wesley Adams and his wife, Nina, of Crestview; and four great-grandchildren, Hudson, Elizabeth, Isabella and Ethan.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 30, at 2:00 pm (CDT) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Tim Rhodes officiating. Interment will follow in Boggs Cemetery in Blountstown. The family will receive friends Tuesday, October 30, from 1:00 pm (CDT) until service time at 2:00 pm (CDT) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel.
All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 674-2266).