Mr. James E. Peacock, 83, of Chattahoochee, Florida and lifelong resident of the area passed away peacefully at his home with his loving family by his side on Thursday, March 8, 2018. James was a veteran of the US Army. He worked as manager of the Quincy and Chattahoochee Auto Parts Stores and retired after twenty-five years of service in the auto parts industry. He loved his community and faithfully served it as a County Commissioner in Gadsden County from 1988 to 1996. James enjoyed fishing and golfing as much as possible. He treasured all children and his family dearly. James had a great sense of humor, a love for people and never met a stranger. He will be deeply missed by his family and many friends he made throughout the years.
James is preceded in death by his parents, James A. and Susie B. Peacock; a brother, Waymon Peacock and one daughter, Pamela Kay Peacock.
James is survived by his precious wife of 65 years, Estelle O. Peacock; one brother, Hurley G. Peacock of Marianna, FL; one brother in law, Charles H. Oliver and his wife Polly of Springhill, TN as well as many nieces and nephews.
Visitation with friends will be held on Sunday, March 11, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM EST at McAlpin Funeral Home in Sneads, FL. Funeral Services will be held Monday, March 12, 2018 at McAlpin Funeral Home beginning at 2:00 PM EST with Rev. Darell Roberts and Rev. Mark Moore officiating. Interment will follow at Dykes Cemetery in Sneads, FL with American Legion Post 241 presenting military honors.