Roy Peeples, 57, of Centralia, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009, at Oliver Funeral Home in Centralia. Interment will be in Nelson Cemetery in Nelson. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association in care of Oliver Funeral Home, P.O. Box 125, Centralia, MO 65240.
He was born Sept. 3, 1951, in Blackwater, the son of the late Ernest and Flora Peeples. On Feb. 26, 1975, he married Sharon Lampton, who survives of the home. He worked as a machinist at A.B. Chance Co. in Centralia for over 30 years.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Roy Peeples Jr. of Centralia; two stepsons, Raymond Kelly Rucker of Centralia and Joseph David Rucker of Bridgeton; and two brothers, Harry Peeples of Sweet Springs and Charlie Peeples of Nelson.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, George Peeples, and one sister, Shirley Galloway.