Gary Arnold Peacock

Published 7:14 am Monday, August 21, 2023

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Mr. Gary Arnold Peacock, 77, of Pine Ridge Road, Mocksville, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2023 at Salisbury V.A. Hospital.

He was born on Nov. 15, 1945 in Iredell County to the late Ivey Lee and Lizzie Marie Padgett Peacock.

Mr. Peacock served six years in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed fishing, camping, and visiting the beach. Mr. Peacock was a true “family man” and especially loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: a grandchild, Isabel Barcenas; brothers, Ronnie Peacock, Herman Peacock, Harold Peacock, Kenneth Peacock, and Larry Peacock; sisters, Julie Sizemore and Kathleen Frye; and father and mother-in-law, Ernest and Willie Mae Pierce.

Survivors include: his wife of 31 years, Mary Jo Pierce Peacock of the home; children, Crystal Barcenas (Jose) of Mocksville, Tommy Waller (Lori) of Woodleaf, and Terry Waller (Peggy) of Mocksville; grandchildren, Randy Waller (Alisha), Brandy Waller, Justin Waller (Sydnie), Matthew Waller (Haley), Ashley Nance (James), Maya Barcenas, and Dominic Barcenas; great-grandchildren, Landon Waller, Kamden Waller, Noah Dulin, Draeton Nance, Sarenity Miller, Jarrett Waller, Makyla Waller, Jordan Sloan, Addisyn Gearge, John Waller, Zara Turner, and Reagan Nance; sister, Sue Cunningham (Chuck); and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Rev. Mike Motley officiating.  Interment will follow in Rowan Memorial Park in Salisbury with military honors. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be considered for a charity of the donor’s choice.

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