Born: December 08, 1938
Died: November 17, 2012
Willard Peavy, Sr. was born in Plaquermine, LA to DeWitt and Jane Peavy (deceased). He had 5 siblings: C.D. Peavy (passed) and wife Doris of GA; Greta Peavy of LA; Betty Caston (passed) and husband Bobby of LA; Leo Peavy (passed) and wife Jennie of LA; twin sister Wilma Peavy (passed); 5 half-siblings: Barbara Strother and husband Ronnie of LA; Wayne Peavy (passed) and wife Caroline of LA; Donnie Peavy of FL; Jerry Peavy and wife Cathy of TX; and Robert Peavy of LA.
Willard was a loving husband and father. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Joyce Wilhelm Peavy, and 3 children: Philip (Rita) of Austin; Willard, Jr. (Lisa) of Dale; and Robert (LouAnn) of Smithville; 8 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and another due in January.
After 27 years of service, Willard retired from the military as an E7; branches of service were: National Guard, Air Force and Army. He was also a member of the Five Points Volunteer for 29 years, where he served with pride alongside his fellow firefighters. He was a member of the Farmers Market, Smithville American Legion and WOW/WOM of Rockne. He had several hobbies including mechanics, fishing and woodworking. Willard will be missed by all who knew him.
Visitation will begin at 4:00 PM Tuesday with Rosary to be recited at 7:00 PM at All Faiths of the Pines Funeral Home, Smithville.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM on Wednesday, November 21 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in String Prairie. Interment will follow at String Prairie Cemetery.
Arrangements by All Faiths of the Pines, 110 American Legion Rd., Smithville, TX 78957 (512)237.3836