March 13, 1958 - July 8, 2022
Samuel R. Peachey, 64, of 100 Plane View Drive, Belleville, passed away on Friday, July 8, 2022.
He was born March 13, 1958, in Belleville, a son of the late Rufus A. Peachey, Jr. and Fannie (Kauffman) Peachey, who resides in Belleville. On June 9, 1979, he married Barbara I. (King) Peachey, who resides at their home.
Along with his wife and mother, he is also survived by his children: Glen A. Peachey and wife Lillian of Mill Creek; Carol J. Myer and husband Jesse of Haiti; Ivy M. Peachey and husband Daryl of Belleville; Joyce E. Yoder and husband Luke of McVeytown; Jeffrey L. Peachey and wife Rebecca of Mifflintown; Jean D. Kauffman and husband Loren of Reedsville; 21 grandchildren, Darren, Janelle, Zoey, Joshua, Abigail, Kaitlyn, Jorden, Kiera, Bryant, Sophia, Adam, Ethan, Allison, Alayna, Sarah, Karlee, Austin, Oakland, Sawyer, Samara, and Alexander; as well as his siblings, Eva Kanagy and husband Ezra; Anna Mae Koehn and husband Calvin; Wilmer Peachey and wife Regina; Ida Peachey; Melvin Peachey and wife Judy; and Shana Yoder & husband Darvin, all of Belleville.
Along with his father, he was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Shalom A. Kauffman.
Sam enjoyed working with concrete all his adult life. He was employed at Peachey Builders until 1984; he then started his own business as the owner/operator of Peachey’s Poured Walls with his son, Glen, for the past 38 years.
Sam was an active member of the local EAA Chapter 518. A highlight of the year was traveling with his wife to the EAA Air Show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin and Lakeland, Florida. He was a faithful member of Shavers Creek Christian Fellowship Church in Petersburg. He was a respecter of persons and all were welcome at his table. His love for the Lord was evident through his generous spirit and hospitality.
Sam loved spending time with his family and had a special place in his heart for all 22 grandchildren. He will be forever loved and missed by each one whose lives were touched by his.
His funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at Locust Grove Mennonite Church with Roman Kauffman, Ivan Lapp and John Stoltzfus officiating. Burial will take place at Locust Grove Cemetery following the service. His family will receive friends from 1 to 4 p.m. and 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12, at Locust Grove Church.
Should friends desire, memorials may be made to: Stepping Stones to Freedom, 455 West Back Mountain Road, Belleville, PA 17004.
Arrangements are under the care of Henderson Funeral Home, Belleville, PA. Online condolences may be offered at www.hendersonfuneralhomes.net.