Bill N. Peeples, 85, of Rogersville, Hawkins Co TN, passed away at his home Monday, January 16, 2012, after a brief illness.
He was a member of Rogersville Presbyterian Church. He was a veteran of World War II having served in the U. S. Navy. He retired from Holston Electric Cooperative after 39 years of service as Head of the Engineering Department. He was an avid golfer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Josephine Peeples; and his first wife, Mary Ellen Starnes Peeples.
Surviving are his wife, Edith 'Chug' McDonald Peeples; two sons, William 'Bill' Peeples and wife Melinda, Robert 'Bob' Peeples, all of Rogersville, TN; two step-sons, Zane Kirkpatrick and wife Kim, of Whitesburg, TN, and Rob Kirkpatrick and wife Lisa, of Rogersville, TN; six step- grandchildren; and special friend, Norma Reed.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, January 17, 2012, at Christian-Sells Funeral Home in Rogersville.
Graveside services will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, January 18, 2012, at McKinney Cemetery with Rev. Robert White officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Rogersville Presbyterian Church, 308 West Kyle Street, Rogersville, TN 37857; or to a charity of one’s choice.