07/10/11 — LEWIS JACKSON "JACK" PEOPLES SR. (RETIRED LT. COL. USAF)

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LEWIS JACKSON "JACK" PEOPLES SR. (RETIRED LT. COL. USAF)

Seymour Funeral Home - www.seymourfuneralhome.com

Died July 8, 2011

Lewis Jackson "Jack" Peoples Sr. (Retired Lt. Col. USAF), 89, passed away Friday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be at 10 a.m. Monday, July 11, 2011, at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, with the Rev. Gene Carpenter officiating. Inurn-ment will follow at 2 p.m. in Elmwood Cemetery in Ox-ford, with full military honors.

A native of South Hill, Va., he was the son of the late Edward Gregory and Leah Carolyn Peoples and the widower of Marian Harrison Peoples. Jack was a command pilot in the United States Air Force serving in World War II, the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War. He was a member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church.

Jack is survived by his son, George R. "Bob" Peoples and wife, Anne, of Hillsborough; daughter, Margaret "Peggy" Harrison Peoples of Newport News, Va.; daughter-in-law, Pamela J. Peoples of Wilmington; granddaughters, Heather Wray Peoples of Asheville, Hilary Leigh Peoples of Wilmington; sister, Josephine Peoples Osgood of Asheville.

In addition to his parents and his wife, Jack was preceded in death by a son, Lewis "Jack" Peoples Jr.; his sister, Margaret Erwin Peoples Ehringhaus; and his brother, Edward Gregory Peoples Jr.

The family will receive friends today, July 10, 2011, from 3 until 5 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home.

The family request memorials be made to St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 200 N. James St., Goldsboro, NC 27530 or Triangle Flight of Honor at P.O. Box 12167, Raleigh, NC 27605, in honor of Lewis Jackson "Jack" Peoples Sr. (Retired Lt. Col. USAF).

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome. com.

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Published in Obituaries on July 10, 2011 12:38 PM