JAMES PEACOCK
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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

Published by Deseret News from Jan. 23 to Jan. 24, 2010.
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Jim was always such a gentle, sweet person. I grew up with him and Carol and I always knew he was "a gentle giant." God bless your family in this time of grief, and know that he was very loved and appreciated by so many people
Sherry Carlsen
January 30, 2010
Jim Sr. and the Peacock Family:

We were saddened to read of James' death and it is extremely saddening to also read of his wife, Kelly;s passing only a few months ago.

James' accomplishments we are sure make you very proud. Please accept our thoughts and prayers of sympathy during this time of your loss.

Sincerely,
Bill & Karen Barton
Bill Barton
January 27, 2010
Peacock Family,
We were so sorry to hear about Jim's passing. You have all been in our thoughts and prayers since we received the news. His and your friendship mean a great deal to us.

Dirk and Julie Porter
January 26, 2010
JD and family,
We wanted to express our love for each of you at this great time of sorrow. Your father is one of our favorite people. What a fun person he was to be around. We had many laughs with your father. He had a unique and terrific sense of humor. We also shed tears with your dad at the passing of your mother. He loved her so much. He loves you too. He spoke of you often with such fatherly pride. What a wonderful son you are. You were and are such a gift to both of your parents. Remember how much they love you and the wonderful memories and great times you shared together. Before my mother died she told me that she knew that she would be more help to me from the other side than she could be here (she was ill and died at 57). I have felt her with me many times through the years. Your parents will live through your memories of them. They both loved you so much! You brought them so much joy. We love and care about you.
Dr Bob and Shari Payne
January 26, 2010
Jim was a great coach to my son and a great bishop. A man of great faith who conquered many obstacles with courage and humor. He left the world a better place. My heart goes out to JD and his parents.
Rebecca Simmons
January 25, 2010
JD, we all grieve with you and the family at this time. Your dad was a joy to know and work with. He will be sorely missed
Kurt Jensen
January 25, 2010
JD and the Peacock Family:
We think of the old Christian hymn that says: "Not now, but in the coming years, it may be in a better land, we'll read the meaning of our tears, and then sometime we'll understand." We'll put your names on the Palmyra Temple prayer role, and pray for your peace and comfort at this hard time.

Elder and Sister Denison
New York Rochester Mission
January 25, 2010
Sharon, Carol and family,
I am so sorry for the loss of your brother. Always remember the good times you had with him and know that you will see him again. Just think of the reunion he is having right now. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
kk
January 24, 2010
JD, I'm so glad I had the opportunity to work with your dad and get to know and love him while we were in the Bishopric together. Kathy and I are thinking of you and would like to have come to the viewing, but we are out of town. I enjoyed the time I spent as a friend and hometeacher to your family. With Love Blake & Kathy Mellor
January 24, 2010
Jim and Barbara/Lee:
So sorry to learn of the passing of your son and brother Jim. In a perfect world, we just are not supposed to outlive our children. Some day we will understand how and why.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all your familiy in your time of great loss. It is such a comfort to have the understanding we do of the great plan of salvation. Comforting to know we will have fond reunions with those we love the most as he has had with his sweetheart.
May the Lord bless and comfort all of you and guide you through this until we can forever be comforted.
Please know of our support.
Tom and Mary Bingham
January 24, 2010
For all of you who may be reading this, we intended for the viewing on Sunday evening to be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., not starting at 5:00. It will be corrected tomorrow, but please make a note of this correction. Viewing on Sunday--6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
From Sharon his sister and the family
January 23, 2010
I was so sad to see this in the paper today! To top it off in reading discovered sweet Kelly passed in October. Kelly babysat my sister for years before she adopted her sweet baby boy. We knew them well until they moved from West Valley. What a beautiful family, my thoughts and prayers are with there son at this time.
Sheay Hughes-Neilson
January 23, 2010
He will be missed but it's nice to know that him and Kelly are back together again. He kept everyone laughing at the 4th of July campouts with the family. JD stay strong, just know the family is always here for you!
Nicky Labrum
January 23, 2010
Jd, Go back to that tree and carve in another set of initials. We are so sorry for your loss.
January 23, 2010
There are no words to express how heavy my heart feels right now. I am so happy that James is with his sweet wife again, but oh how we will miss him. He was a constant comfort to me. My birthday was never just mine because I was always thinking of him right along with me. Such a special cousin...There are just no words to express my love and prayers for all of you.
Lori Labrum
January 23, 2010
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