Gerald Rand Peavler, age 82, of Harrodsburg, passed away at 5:47 p.m., Sunday, August 25, 2019 at the UK Bluegrass Hospice Care Center in Lexington.
A native of Mackville, he was born on February 21, 1937 to the late Herschel Reid and Ruby Lee Bugg Peavler.
He was a member of Deep Creek Baptist Church, a 1955 graduate of Mackville High School and a retired farmer.
Preceding him in death was a granddaughter, Robin White and a grandson, Robert Evann White.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Will Wayne Peavler; a son Joe Peavler (Vicki) of Georgetown; 3 daughters, Mary Brown Peavler, Marsha Baker (Ronnie) and Melva White (Robert) all of Harrodsburg; two sisters, JoAnn Smith of Mt. Washington and Judy Jenkins (Gary) of Louisville; ten grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 28th at the Deep Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Ken Wade, the church pastor, officiating. He was assisted by Rev. Lewis Walters, officiating.
Burial was in the Peter Cemetery at Mackville.
Serving as casket bearers were Paul Tyler, Clayton Tyler, Steve Tyler, Freddie Bottoms, Steve Settles, Howard Wohner, Billy Cloyd and David Jenkins.
Serving as honorary pallbearers were Jeff Shewmaker, Dusty Wohner, Russell Burkhead, Tony Warner, Eugene Devine, Freddie Leonard, Tommy Yankey and Lowell Peavler.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to, Bluegrass Hospice Care, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, KY 40504.
Visitation was 4-8 Tuesday at the Carey & Son Funeral Home and after 9 Wednesday morning at the church
Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Bluegrass Hospice Care
2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington KY 40504
Contributions may be made at Care & Son Funeral Home, at the address above, or online at the website address above...Thank you.