Frank Madison Peebles

Published 10:14 pm Monday, November 2, 2015

Frank Madison Peebles died on Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 following an extended illness, at Autumn Care of Mocksville, where he has resided for the past eight years.

He was born July 22, 1939, in Davie County, son of the late James and Geneva Hoover Peebles. He was educated in the Davie County Schools, and graduated from Davie County Training School. At an early age he joined Mt. Sinai AME Zion Church, where he served as an usher. He retired from Ingersoll-Rand after 25 years, and worked as a custodian for the Davie County School System. He was married to Nancy Morrison.  He loved to go fishing with his sons.

He was preceded in death by a brother, William Peebles.

Survivors: his wife, Nancy M. Peebles of Mocksville; 2 sons, James Frank (Dianne) Peebles of Salisbury and Eric (Jennifer) Peebles of Mocksville; 2 daughters, Linda Hyde of Statesville and Patricia Peebles of Winston-Salem; 2 brothers, James Peebles and Lewis Peebles; 2 sisters, Mary Peoples and Christine Cowan; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; other relatives and friends.

His funeral service will be held Sunday, Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. at Graham Funeral Home in Mocksville. Pastor Charlene Lewis will be the eulogist and burial will follow in Mt. Sinai AME Zion Church Cemetery in Advance. The family will receive friends at the funeral home 30 minutes before the service.