Official Obituary of

George Washington Peeler

April 28, 1926 ~ February 23, 2024 (age 97) 97 Years Old

George Peeler Obituary

George Washington Peeler passed away on February 23, 2024, at the age of 97.

He was born on April 28, 1926, in Rowan County to the late Ada Jane Lapis Peeler and Adam Peeler.

George is a World War II veteran with the US Marine Corps. He is a retired lieutenant with the Salisbury Police Department and was a member of Stallings Memorial Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Rachel Evans Peeler (5/12/2019).

Those left to cherish his memory is his sons Barry Peeler of Salisbury, Phillip Peeler (Darlene) of Holden Beach, and Tony Peeler (Nancy) of Salisbury; his daughter Cindy Peeler Noell (Bill) of Salisbury; as well as his 8 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, and his many nieces and nephews.

Visitation: 10:00-11:00 am on Tuesday March 5, 2024, at the Stallings Memorial Baptist Church Parlor, 817 S Main St, Salisbury, NC 28144.

Service: 11:00 am on Tuesday March 5, 2024, at Stallings memorial Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Gilbreath officiating. Burial will follow at the City Memorial Park, 1310 W. Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144, with military honors by the Lyerly Volunteer Honor Guard and police honors by the Salisbury Police Department.

Memorial may be made to Stallings Memorial Baptist Church, 817 S Main St, Salisbury, NC 28144.

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March 5, 2024

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Stallings Memorial Baptist Church
817 S. Main St.
Salisbury, NC 28144

March 5, 2024

11:00 AM
Stallings Memorial Baptist Church
817 S. Main St.
Salisbury, NC 28144

Burial Following Service
March 5, 2024

City Memorial Park
1310 W. Innes St.
Salisbury, NC 28144


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