Mr. Clifford Harold Peeples 61, of Kingsland passed away at his residence early Tuesday morning June 3rd, 2008 surrounded by his beloved family.
Mr. Peeples is a Duval County, Florida native, born in Jacksonville on December 24th, 1946. He is the son of the late Clifford A. Peeples and Ellen M. Hodge Peeples. Moving briefly to the Atlanta area in 1958, he returned to Camden County in 1961 to become a life long resident. He was a member of the 1965 graduating class of Camden County High School and joined the Army National Guard the same year, serving for eleven years with the ending rank of sergeant. Also in 1965, Mr. Peeples became a member of the Kingsland Hunting Club and later served as its president with 30 years of service. He was employed by American Can, which in turn became James River and is now Georgia Pacific, where he retired in 1996 after becoming disabled. He married Deborah Carter Peeples on December 22nd, 1990 and they have shared 17 years together. He was an avid outdoorsman with a passion for fishing and hunting. He enjoyed fellowship with his church family and adored his wife, mother, children and grandchildren. Mr. Peeples was a member of the Browntown Baptist Church. He will be sadly missed by family and friends.
Mr. Peeples is survived by his loving wife, Deborah Carter Peeples of Kingsland; his daughters, Elizabeth “Beth” Michelle Peeples of Waycross, and Rhonda Rebecca Yarbrough Combs (Randy) of Folkston; his sons, Harold “Hal” Lee Peeples (Rhonda) of Kingsland, David Barret Yarbrough of Nichols, and Phillip Adam Yarbrough (Stephanie) of Palm Beach, Fl.; his brothers in law, Ernest Rogers, Murphy Carter and Phillip Carter all of Kingsland; his grandchildren, Airman Kacey Leigh Peeples of Pope AFB, NC, Owen Clifford Peeples of Kingsland, Evan Harris Peeples of Kingsland, Lindsey Machala Yarbrough of Folkston, Morgan Taylor Yarbrough of Florida, Addison Lee Yarbrough of Woodbine and Dougie Gray of Palm Beach, Fl.; his nephews, Vincent Ernest Rogers (April) of Kingsland their children Bailey and Ryan, Mike Carter (Shannon), Sammy Carter (April), Devon Carter (Nichole) and their child Amber. Besides his father, Mr. Peeples was also preceded in death by his sister, Wanda Jeanette Peeples Rogers.
A visitation was held Thursday June 5th, 2008 from 6 until 9 PM Edo Miller Funeral Home Camden Chapel.
A graveside service was held at 11 AM Friday June 6th, 2008 at the Lawnwood Cemetery in Kingsland with Pastors Rodney Pierce and Christopher Johnson presiding.
Honorary pallbearers were members of the Kingsland Hunting Club and members of the Browntown Baptist Church.
The family requests that those who want to make a memorial donation can do so to the Hospice of the Golden Isles or the American Cancer Society.