James Jack Peevy
Published 4:21 pm Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Mr. Jack James Peevy, 87, of Forrest Avenue, died Sunday, July 7, 2013
at his residence after a brief illness. He was a native ad life long
resident of Escambia County. He was a member of Cedar Hill United
Methodist Church where he was former chairman of the official board
and a member of the Mens Club. He was a 1943 graduate of W.S. Neal
High School, a U.S. Merchant Marine veteran, a member of the Alabama
Forestry Association, and owner/president of Harold Brothers Veneer
Company for over 35 years.. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary
Rose Peevy; four brothers, Luther, Malvin, Maxwell, and Durward Peevy;
and a son-in-law, Carl Roberson.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Still Peevy of East Brewton; a
son, Waylon (Ann) Peevy of Brewton; a daughter, Amanda (Pat) Kelly of
Camp Hill; a step-daughter, Margaret Ann (Bob) Bragg of Pensacola,
Fla.; two brothers, Lyman (Frances) Peevy and Leonard (Lucille) Peevy,
both of Brewton; seven grandchildren, Jason Peevy, Angela Peevy,
Emily Waller, Rachel Wiggins, Joshua Roberson, Katie Bragg and Steven
Bragg; and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 9, at 3 p.m. at Cedar Hill
United Methodist Church with the Rev. Steve VanLandingham and the Rev.
Bill Wade officiating. Burial followed in Fort Crawford Cemetery with
Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home directing. Condolences may be
sent and obituaries can be read at williamsmemorialchapel.com.