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James Luther "Jimmy" Peavy

December 22, 1950 — April 28, 2023

Hartsville, SC

James Luther "Jimmy" Peavy

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Mr. James Luther “Jimmy” Peavy, 72, of Hartsville, passed away Friday morning, April 28th, 2023, while at home.

A native and lifelong resident of Hartsville, Mr. Peavy was a son of the late Luther & Hattie Juanita “Niter” Peavy.  Jimmy loved playing music and started when he was 14.   He retired from the management position of the grocery industry after 42 years of service.  He loved decorating his yard for Christmas and making wood cut-outs for people.  He was a proud Veteran of the U.S. Army who served from 1970-1971. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and served in many different capacities.

Surviving to cherish his memory is his wife, Renee Tallon Peavy of the home; sons: James L. “Jay” Peavy, Jr., Matthew Tallon (Lauren) Peavy, and William Lane “Will” (Nicole) Peavy all of Hartsville; grandchild, Carter Bryce Peavy; siblings: Kenneth Gene (Deborah) Peavy and Jewel Daphine Peavy; also many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Grover Steve Peavy.

His service will be held at 10:30 on Tuesday morning, May 2nd, 2023, from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints with President Dennis McDaniel presiding and Bishop Karl Ensign conducting.  Burial will follow on at 1:00 PM on Tuesday at the Florence National Cemetery.  The family will be receiving friends Monday evening, from 5-7 at Norton Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Tunnels to Towers Foundation at 2361 Hyland Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10306 or by visiting www.t2t.org, if you choose to donate, please use this link under Mr. Peavy's name using this email, james.peavyf3@gmail.com.

Norton Funeral Home & Crematory is honored to be serving the Peavy family.   

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Past Services

Visitation

Monday, May 1, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Norton Funeral Home And Crematory - Hartsville

1414 West Carolina Avenue, Hartsville, SC 29550

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Hartsville Ward

981 W Carolina Ave, Hartsville, SC 29550

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Burial

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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