BELLE GLADE - Bobby Franklin Peacock, age 80, of Belle Glade, passed away March 6, 2014 at his home in Belle Glade surrounded by the people that loved him. He was born August 1, 1933 in Pahokee, to the late John Aaron and the late Millie Idela (Matthews) Peacock. Bobby played football for Pahokee High School and was awarded All State Football Player. He graduated in 1951. He was a member of Canal Point Baptist Church. He owned Bobby's Market in Belle Glade for many years and made many lasting friendships with his customers. Bobby loved watching college football, fishing in Lake Okeechobee and shopping for a new boat or car. He also was a father to his nieces and nephews. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Bonnie Faye (Meeks) Peacock; one daughter, Melodie Ann Peacock; brothers, John A. Peacock, Jr. (Carole), Harold E. Peacock (Patsi); sister, Joyce Humphrey (JL); grandchildren, Jessica Supik, Christopher Supik; great grandchild, Hunter Shanklin; many nieces, nephews and other family members. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Millie Peacock; brothers, Floyd Peacock, Billy Joe Peacock, Wayne Peacock, Roy Peacock and Alton Peacock. Funeral services were held 2 p.m., Monday, March 10, 2014 at Canal Point Baptist Church with Dr. Bill Taylor officiating. Interment was Monday, March 10, 2014 in Evergreen Cemetery, Okeechobee. Visitation was Monday one hour prior to service at Canal Point Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, please make donations/contributions to Hospice of Palm Beach County or Canal Point Baptist Church. Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - Clewiston
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Published in NewsZapFL on Mar. 13, 2014