Mr. Steve Peebles, 69, of Adrian, passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at Fairview Park Hospital in Dublin following an extended illness. Funeral services were held Saturday, May 27, at 11 a.m., in the Chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Pastor David Oliver officiating. Interment followed in Eastbrook Cemetery & Mausoleum. The family received friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 27, at Chapman Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Bo Peebles, Roland Anderson, Tim Schaaf, Andy Webb, Jack Webb, and Dustin Simmons.
Mr. Peebles was born September 30, 1953, in Swainsboro, to Dorsey Peebles and Lue Virsey Webb Peebles. He was owner and operator of Peebles Tree Service for 25 years. Mr. Peebles enjoyed hunting, fishing, the mountains and gardening. He loved the Atlanta Braves and his favorite NFL player was Tom Brady. Mr. Peebles was one of the first three to graduate from Emanuel County Junior College. He was of the Baptist Faith, and he loved his Lord and Savior. Mr. Peebles is preceded in death by his father.
Mr. Peebles is survived by his mother; his wife of 34 years, Sharon Peebles of Adrian; sons, Brian Dorsey Peebles (Mary) of Augusta and Kip Farthing (Melissa) of Canoochee; sister, Linda Peebles Renfroe Hutcheson of Adrian; granddaughters, Carla Womack (Olin), Carmon Lewis (Dustin), and Mary Farthing; great-grandchildren, Jada Lewis, Jake Lewis, Raylin Womack, and Mack Mills; nieces, Kriston Watkins (Robert) and Lane Underwood (Jody); and other family members.
Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.