James Kenneth Peacock, 79, Hernando, Fla., died Sept. 8, 2013, under the loving care of his daughter, her family and HPH Hospice. Jim was born Nov. 24, 1933, in St. Petersburg to the late Ira and Lois (Girard) Peacock. Jim served our country in the United States Navy during the Korean conflict. He was employed by Florida Power for over 37 years as a working foreman. Jim was an avid outdoorsman, enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a member of VFW #4252 in Hernando.
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Left to cherish his memory is his daughter and her family, Stacy, Anthony, Victoria Marie and Kaitlyn Ann Venero, Inverness; sisters, Betty (Bernie Sr.) Gumz, St. Petersburg, Maxine (Larry) Gilmore, Frankfurt, Ohio, Reba (Larry) DeLauder, St. Petersburg; brother-in-law, Jess Knight and family; and sister-in-law, Pat Peacock and family. He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley, in 2012; and a brother, John Albert in 1992.
A graveside military committal service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at the Florida National Cemetery. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Jim's name to HPH Hospice Foundation, Citrus Office, 3545 N. Lecanto Hwy, Beverly Hills, FL 34465.
Chas E. Davis Funeral Home
3075 S. Florida Ave. Inverness, FL 34450
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Sept. 10, 2013