Mr. William Jesse Peacock, Jr., age 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 Korea and Vietnam era. William also retired from Civil Service and the Bay County School Board where he was a bus driver. He was preceded in death by a sister, Agnes Inez Diamond; four brothers, James, Burl, Earnest and J. Walter Peacock. He was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include: daughter Shirley Adams and her husband Larry Wayne of Lynn Haven, FL; five sisters, Lois Stewart of Pensacola, FL, Edna Earl Kimbro and her husband Enzor of Pensacola, FL, Alice Ward of Port St. Joe, FL, Dannie Bracewell and her husband Joe of Blountstown, FL, and Mildred Hudson and her husband Ray of Gulf Breeze, FL; three grandchildren, Nathan Wayne Adams and wife Jennifer of Lynn Haven, FL, John Michael Adams of Callaway, FL and Ryan Wesley Adams and his wife Nina of Crestview, FL; four great-grandchildren, Hudson, Elizabeth, Isabella and Ethan.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. CT on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Tim Rhodes officiating. The family received friends from 1 p.m. until service time on October 30, 2012 at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel. All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown, FL.