Guy (Gene) Peoples, 86, Neosho, Mo., entered into
rest on Jan. 17, 2018 at Medicalodge, in Neosho, following a one year illness.
Gene was born June 26, 1931, in Parsons, Kan. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict 1952-1954. He moved to Neosho in 1956 and worked for Rocketdyne until 1968. He then owned and operated Gene's Service 1972-1977, and then worked at New Mac 1977 until retiring in 1997. He was a former member of Retread's Motorcycle Club and a former Mason.
Gene married his wife, Donna, on Dec. 23, 1951. She preceded him in death on Feb. 2, 2003.
He is survived by two sons, Jay Peoples and Darren Peoples and wife, Rosetta, all of Neosho; two grandchildren, Morgan Renner and husband, Trae, of Stark City, and Blake Peoples, of Neosho; and one great-grandchild, Hadlee Renner. In addition to his wife, he is preceded in death by his companion, Shirley Scroggs, in November 2016.
Graveside services and military honors will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at 10 a.m. at the Neosho Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home, Neosho. on Monday, Jan. 22, between 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Contributions, in memory of Gene, may be made to Faithful Friends Animal Advocates, in care of Clark Funeral Home, PO Box 66, Neosho, MO 64850.
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Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.
Published on January 21, 2018