Edward Lee "Pete" Peebles, 59, of Murray, Ky., died Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital.
Mr. Peebles was born in Eagle Creek, Tenn., on Sept. 19, 1952, to the late Wesley Peebles and Margaret Autrey Peebles. He worked for Progress Rail Services in Mayfield, as a heavy equipment mechanic. He was an U.S. Army veteran and was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Edward Leon Peebles; and by two brothers, Robert Lynn Peebles and Donald Ray Peebles.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy "Dot" Peebles, of Murray, to whom he married on June 29, 1984; one daughter, Bonnie Fitch and husband, Robert, of Washington, Ill.; one son, Raymond Patterson and wife, Donna, of Murray; five sisters, Judy Medlin, Lucy Haley, both of Illinois, Jane Mayberry and husband, Charles, of Tennessee, Shirley Rosian and husband, Corey and Brenda Pulliam and husband, Bob, all of Alabama; six brothers, David Peebles and wife, Glenda, of Illinois, James Peebles and wife, Carolyn, of Tennessee, Jim Peebles and wife, Sandy, of Illinois, Adrian Peebles and wife, Barb, of Tennessee, Dennis Peebles and Wesley Peebles, both of Arizona; five grandchildren, Jacklin Patterson, Ashley Fitch, Steven Dreibelbis, Michael Dreibelbis, Elliott Lovett and special niece, Rikki Walczak.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, at 10 a.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home with the Rev. Kerry Lambert officiating. Burial will follow in the Murray Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 7, 2011, at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be made at www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are being handled by The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home.
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