Mr. John Thomas Peavy, 82, of Hogansville, died Thursday, February 21, 2013, at his home.
The funeral service was conducted at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, February 24, in the Chapel of Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. The Reverend Norman Denney officiated and interment was in Myrtle Hill Cemetery in Hogansville.
Born July 28, 1930, in Welch, Alabama, son of C. L. and Pearl Peavy Horn, but was raised by his uncle and aunt, Ozie and Lois Peavy, who he considered his parents. Mr. Peavy retired from Yellow Freight after serving as a truck driver for 41 years and then was employed by ADESA Vehicle Auction in Fairburn. He had lived in Heard County for eighteen years and was a Mason.
Survivors include his wife, Denise Denney Peavy of Hogansville; sons and daughter in-law, Tim and Charlene Peavy of Fayetteville, Marty Peavy of Atlanta; step-sons and their wives, Shannon and Renee Walker of Manchester, Jason and Monica Walker of Hogansville; sister, Jean Evans of Douglasville; thirteen grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.