CARY, N.C. - Paul Alvah Peeples Jr., died on Oct. 30, 2011, at his residence in Glenaire Retirement Community, Cary, N.C.
Born Sept. 6, 1928, in Newport News, Va., he graduated from Newport News High School in 1945. Paul earned a Ph.D. degree from UNC, Chapel Hill. His work career was with the N.C. Department of Public Instruction, in Raleigh, as a consultant in special education programs among gifted and challenged public school students across the State.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul A., Sr. and Elizabeth Wright Peeples.
He is survived by two brothers, Edward and David (Frances); and a nephew, Mark Peeples, all of Newport News.
He grew up in the former First Presbyterian Church, in downtown Newport News, and actively joined White Memorial Presbyterian Church, in Raleigh, upon moving to that city in 1972.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at Peninsula Memorial Park, Newport News, with the Rev. Clarence Hilling officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be sent to the Peninsula Rescue Mission, 3700 Huntington Avenue, Newport News, VA 23607; or to a favorite charity.
Peninsula Funeral Home is in care of arrangements. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.