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Frank Peavy

September 14, 1923 April 29, 2018
Frank Peavy
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Obituary for Frank Peavy

Peoria- Frank Peavy, age 94, of Peoria, passed away at 7:00 PM, Sunday, April 29, 2018 at Heritage Health in Chillicothe, IL.

Frank was born on September 14, 1923 in Atlanta, GA., to Frank and Marian Louise (Beal) Peavy. He married Wanda J. Stovall on September 24, 1949. They were married for 64 years before her death on November 1, 2013.

He was also preceded in death by his son Frank Peavy, daughter-in-law, Rose Peavy and one brother.

Frank proudly served in the US Navy for 3 years and served as a musician in the Navy Marching Band.

Frank was self-employed as a Hearing Aid Specialist for 40 years. He is a current member of the International Hearing Society and a member of the Peoria Federation of Musicians. His passion was playing his trumpet for his entire life and performed with dance bands. Frank was also an avid mineral and fossil hunter and collector and a member of the Peoria Academy of Science Geology Section.

Frank is survived by three children; Gary Peavy of Peoria, Linda (Brian) Kerr of Chillicothe, and John (Wendy) Peavy of Peoria, 6 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and a daughter-in-law, Fran Peavy of Glasford.

The family would like to thank the staff of Heritage Health and Harbor Light Hospice for their outstanding and loving care of Frank.

Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, May 7, 2018 at Wright & Salmon Mortuary with an hour prior visitation. Pastor Keith Lindgren will officiate and burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in West Peoria with full military rites.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of the Donor’s Choice.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com.

Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

7

May

10:00 AM 5/7/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 5/7/2018 11:00:00 AM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

7

May

11:00 AM 5/7/2018 11:00:00 AM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Mary Cemetery Final Resting Place

421 N. Sterling Ave
West Peoria, IL 61604

421 N. Sterling Ave West Peoria 61604 IL
United States

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