James C. Peacock "Jim" 5/7/1956 ~ 1/21/2010 James C. (Jim) Peacock, 53, passed away peacefully January 21, 2010, surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 7, 1956, to J. James and Barbara Olsen Peacock. He married Kelly Bea Bradley September 6, 1980. They were later sealed for time and all eternity in the Las Vegas LDS Temple November 13, 1993. Kelly passed away on October 8, 2009. James and Kelly were loving parents of their son, James Daniel (JD). James cherished the many family traditions and was beloved by all of his extended family. James loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman. His elaborate stories will be remembered forever. Many of his "pranks" will be legendary. He loved sports of all kinds, especially watching his son, JD, play baseball and football. He and Kelly were always JD's biggest fans. James lived in Orangeville, Emery County, until he was 14 years old after which the family moved to the East Midvale area. James graduated from Hillcrest High School where he participated in athletics and music. He was a journeyman electrician, spending most of his career with GSL Electric. James was very active in the LDS Church holding numerous positions including Bishop and many years of service on the High Council. James is survived by his son, parents, and siblings, Jan Hanson (Jae), Sharon McCully, Carol Peacock (Craig), Lee (Cathy), Scot (Jenn) and Kelly's brothers and sister. A viewing will be held Sunday, January 24, 2010 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., at Jenkins-Soffe South Valley located at 1007 W. South Jordan Parkway (10600 So.) with funeral services being held on January 25, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. at the Midvale East 6th Ward, 7250 South 300 East. A viewing will be held at the church prior to the funeral services from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Graveside services will be held in the Orangeville City Cemetery on Wed., January 27, 2010 at 12:00 noon. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to support organ and tissue donation and transplants through YesUtah .org Online condolences at www.jenkins-soffe.com
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Published in Deseret News from Jan. 23 to Jan. 24, 2010.