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Mr.  Leland H. Peeler

Obituary for Mr. Leland H. Peeler

October 17, 1934 - September 19, 2020
Murray, Kentucky | Age 85


Mr. Leland H. Peeler, age 85, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Saturday, September 19, 2020, at his home.
Mr. Peeler was born on October 17, 1934, in Dexter, Kentucky to the late Kelzie Peeler and Lucille (Hill) Peeler. Leland worked for the Calloway County Lumber Company from 1960 to 1984 and then worked for the Murray Lumber Company from 1984 to 2016. He was a United States Navy Veteran. In addition, he was a member of the Northside Baptist Church, and served as a music minister for several local churches.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Dixie (Scott) Peeler; as well as one sister, Lovelle Oglesby.
Survivors include one daughter, Gina Peeler and wife Heather of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee; two sons, Randall "Randy" Peeler of Murray, Kentucky and Mark Hodges and wife Michelle of Centerline, Michigan; one brother, Charles "Charlie" Peeler and wife Anni ta of Murray, Kentucky; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Private graveside services will be held for Mr. Peeler and burial will follow in the McDaniel Cemetery. Bro. Brett Miles and John Dale will officiate. There will be no public visitation held.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73123-1718 or to the Northside Baptist Church, 884 Radio Road Almo, Kentucky 42020.
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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • American Cancer Society
    PO Box 22718
    Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718
  • Northside Baptist Church
    884 Radio Road
    Almo, KY 42020

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J. H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S. 3rd Street
Murray, KY 42071
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