MASURY, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Daniel Edward Peavy, 71, of Vallejo, California and formerly of Masury, Ohio, passed over into the next life on Wednesday, January 20, 2021.
Danny to some and Peavy to others, was born on March 2, 1949 to Charles C., Sr. and Margaret Malloy Peavy in Sharon, Pennsylvania.
Daniel graduated from Brookfield High School, in Brookfield, OH, class of 1968, where he was an athlete playing defensive end in football, running the hurdles and playing basketball.
Daniel joined the U.S. Air Force, March 15, 1971, moving to California where he served four years including a two-year tour in Seoul, Korea. He served many years after his honorable discharge as an Air Force Reservist, while working at the VA hospital in Martinez, California, where he retired after 40 years.
As a young man, Daniel was baptized at the Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Masury, Ohio and then later became an active member of Starlight Missionary Baptist Church in Vallejo, California. He served on the Usher Board and held the office of president.
Peavy, along with his wife, Lola, are dedicated members of John S. Beverly/ Navy City Elks Lodge, which he joined in the early 90s, traveling all over the country and served as the Exalted Ruler twice. He loved cowboy movies and football and his favorite teams are the San Francisco 49ers and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Daniel married Lola Hill Peavy in 1989, blending their two families of two sons and five daughters. Now, he leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife, Lola; his two daughters, Veronica Peavy of Youngstown, Ohio and Danielle Peavy Strozier of Sharon, Pennsylvania, from his first marriage to Mary Oatis Peavy; daughters, Brenda (Darold) Hopkins and Bridgett Davenport; sons, Johnny and Phillip Hill, McGarity Kimble and a Goddaughter, Vanessa Rose, all of Vallejo, California; his sisters, Eldora “Bonnie” Peavy Johnson of DeSoto, Texas and Brenda Peavy, of Alliance, Ohio; his aunts, Rosetta Wright of Farrell, Pennsylvania and Claretta “Sadie” Hooks of Cincinnati, Ohio; one sister-in-love, Mollie Peavy of Youngstown, Ohio; 37 grandchildren, 75 great-grandchildren, a great-great-grandson and a host of family, friends and loved ones.
Daniel was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Margaret Peavy, Sr.; three brothers, Charles, Jr., Robert, Sr. and Alvin Peavy; three sisters, Punchy, Alberta and Sheryl “Speedie” Peavy; a half-brother and sister, Gus and Georgia May Peavy; a stepdaughter, Joereather Coleman; two grandsons, LeRon Montague and Derek Davenport and three granddaughters, Tauna Clark, Tazhta Davenport and Nikisha McCloud.
A private homegoing celebration, for family only, will be held on Saturday, February 13, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., at the Wiggins-Knipp Funeral Home, 524 Capitol Street, Vallejo, CA 94590.
The Facebook link for the streaming of his private services is https://www.facebook.com/Daniel-Edward-Peavy-101616808638969
California COVID-19 protocols and guidelines will be enforced and all questions about any updated information should be attained from the funeral home at (707) 642-4459 | FAX: (707) 642-0865 | EMAIL: email@example.com.
Mr. Peavy will be laid to rest at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, California, with full military honors at a later date.
Anyone wishing to send flower arrangements, please contact: B & B Floral, 1049 Redwood Street, Vallejo, CA 94590, (707) 552-8757; or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or on their website: www.bandbfloral.com for they will be servicing the family.
“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:” – II TIMOTHY 4:7
A television tribute will air Wednesday, February 3 at the following approximate times: 6:43 a.m. WYTV, 9:32 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.