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Arthur PEEPLES


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PEEPLES, Arthur P. Arthur P. Peeples, 97, passed away Sept. 30, 2017. He was born in Springhill, MS, Feb. 1, 1920. Raised on a farm, he served in the Navy during WWII, based in the South Pacific. After the war, he moved to Memphis, TN. He began a 37-year career with Campbell Soup Co., essentially introducing the product around the Southeast, where 'a handshake was all that was needed' to do business. After promotions and moves throughout the South, he and Margaret settled in Atlanta in 1957. They were active at Our Lady of Assumption (OLA), St. Pius X High School and The Brittany Club, where he was a charter member. Art retired to a second career with the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. He is survived by daughters, Gayle, Liz (Michael) Jamieson, Atlanta; Patricia (Tony) Vangalis, Edwards CO; son, Michael, Atlanta; granddaughter, Elizabeth (Erick) Olson, Woodstock and two great granddaughters. He was preceded in death by wife Margaret; daughter, Theresa; parents Ann and James, and 8 siblings, all of Tennessee and Mississippi. A funeral mass will be held at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 10 a.m. Oct. 5 followed by reception at Brittany Club, 3359 Breton Cir., Atlanta, 30319. Internment Friday at 11:00, Arlington Sandy Springs. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to St. Vincent de Paul Society or veteran's .
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Oct. 3, 2017
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