He was born Dec. 18, 1915 in Clay County, IN to Frank Peavey and Gladys (Cooprider) Peavey.
Survivors include his spouse, Iris R. (Pope) Peavey of Jasonville, IN whom he married on March 21, 1948; daughter, Beth Wolf of Jasonville, Ind.; son and daughter-in-law, Fred and Val Peavey of Houston, TX ; grandchildren Traver and Paige Wolf, Michael and Chantelle Peavey, Brandon Peavey, Tara and Joe Secrest; and great-grandchildren Jaycie Dunn, Bailey Peavey, Elyssa Secrest, Katie Peavey, and Emmalyn Wolf.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Rachel Ellis and Eleanor Bridwell; and son-in-law, Tom Wolf.
George was a 1934 Clay City High School Graduate. He was a self-employed farmer and a member of the Howesville Presbyterian Church. Farming was George's passion. He enjoyed reading his farm magazines. Another love of his was the church where he was involved in many ways. George was not a man of many words but a man of much action, this was his way. George's family was his pride and joy.
Arrangements are entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home, 218 South Meridian St., Jasonville, Ind. with Visitation scheduled from 5-8 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. until service time Monday at the Funeral Home. Funeral Services are 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, 2012 at the Cox Funeral Home.
Interment will be at Peavey Cemetery in Howesville, Ind.