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George Robert Peele

December 31, 1955 — October 24, 2022

Wallace, SC

George Robert Peele



Wallace, SC


George Robert Peele, 66, died on Monday, October 24, 2022.  Born, December 31, 1955, in Marlboro County, SC, he was a son of Viola Louise Trogdon Peele and the late Howard Lee Peele.  George was a 1975 graduate of Cheraw High School and was a member of Midway Baptist Church.  He worked for Crown Cork and Seal for 20 years until his retirement in 1996, and also delivered ice for Pee Dee Ice and Fuel in the late 1980s and early 90s.  George was a Ham Radio operator and was in the Civil Air Patrol with the United States Airforce.


George was a collector of M&M figures and loved to watch deer on his back porch.  He also enjoyed motorcycles, cars and airplanes.  He was an airplane pilot and done small engine repair.  George will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and brother, loving his family above all else. He was known and loved by many friends as well.


Along with his father, listed above, he was preceded in death by three brothers-in-laws and a sister-in-law.


George leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 23 years, Marie Peele of the home; his mother, Louise Peele of Chesterfield, SC; sons, Michael Martin (Michelle) of New York, and Robbie Martin (Odessa) of New York; daughters, Suzette Rowe (Carl) of Cheraw, SC, Holly Gomez (Rick Walker) of Goose Creek, SC, and Lisa Martin Kriss  of New York; brothers, Howard Lee Peele, Jr. (Gloria) of Cheraw, SC, William Henry Peele (Patti) of Chesterfield, SC, Harry Ward (Phyllis) of North Carolina, and Walter Ward (Becky) of Vermont; sisters, Kelsie Peele Temples (Glenn) of Lexington, SC, and Madeline Bonesteel (Ward) of New York; grandchildren, Nicole M. Gomez-Peele, Johana M. Gomez-Peele, Elizabeth O. Rowe, Richelle R. Way, Bailee M. Way, Mercedes J. Domian, Gabrielle P. Domian, Danicka K. Martin, Dennis “Buddy” Rowe, Kenneth S. Way, Carter F. Martin, Christian R. Martin, Devyn M. Kriss, Matthew R. Kriss, Kamren T. Martin, and McKaden P. Martin; nieces and nephews, Ashlee M. DeFord, Jamie Peele, Pameela Swenk, and Jonathan Brock; and great-nieces and nephews, Taedyn Grey DeFord, Emmett Brock, Oliver Brock, Alexi Skye DeFord, and Alex Swenk.


A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, November 4, 2022, at Cheraw Family Worship Center in Cheraw, SC.


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Friday, November 4, 2022

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