David R. Peacock, III

Published 11:18 am Wednesday, August 4, 2021

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David R. Peacock, III, age 64, of Chattahoochee, Fla., passed away in Tallahassee, Fla., on Saturday, July 31, 2021. He was born on January 10, 1957, in Lexington, Virginia.  David was a veteran and proudly served his country in the United States Navy for six years.  David graduated from Chattahoochee High School in 1975.  He met the love of his life Lisa Martin; they married and relocated to Bainbridge, Georgia, spending the next thirty years there.  David worked for thirty-one years for the City of Bainbridge serving on the Board of the GMA Gas Section and nine and one-half years for Harp and Associates.  For the last ten years David resided in his beloved hometown of Chattahoochee with his wife, Lisa.  David loved serving the Lord in many roles through the years.  He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Chattahoochee and as a young man, David was chosen to serve as one of the first acolytes of the church.  He had been chairman of the finance committee, served on the church council and on the Board of Trustees as well.  David enjoyed life, family members and many friends.  He was always there to brighten the lives of others.

He was preceded in death by his father, David R. Peacock, Jr.; his mother, Frances Harbin Peacock; one sister, Priscilla Peacock Clark; a brother-in-law, Don Clark; his father-in-law, Gordon Martin; and a sister-in-law, Cindy Rogers.

David is survived by his loving wife of thirty-nine years, Lisa Martin Peacock; mother-in-law, Sharon Martin of Greensboro, Fla.; brothers in law, Tim Martin and his wife Lauri of Marianna, Fla., and Robbie Rogers and his wife Dianne of Greensboro, Fla.; sister-in-law, Susan Burdick and her husband Robert of Greensboro, Fla.; nieces and nephews, Whitney Hanraham (Kevin), Trey Clark (Katie), Jeremy Rogers (Felicia), Josh Martin (Anna), Amanda Alday (Justin), Brandy Watson (Jeremy), Rebecca Davis (Andrew), Jesse Martin (Megan); nine great nieces and nephews; as well as his beloved feline companions.

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Funeral services for David were held at 10:30 AM EST on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, in the First United Methodist Church of Chattahoochee with Rev. Mike Hutcherson officiating.  Burial followed in the Sycamore Cemetery in Greensboro, Fla., with military honors provided by the American Legion Post 241 of Sneads, Fla.  A time of visitation was held on Monday, August 2, 2021, from 6:00 PM EST until 8:00 PM EST in the chapel at McAlpin Funeral Home in Sneads, Fla.

In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the First United Methodist Church of Chattahoochee, 18 W. Marion Street, Chattahoochee, Fla. 32324

McAlpin Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Condolences may be submitted at www.mcalpinfuneralhome.com