Lyle Peacock

Lyle PeacockLyle James Peacock, 63, of Rushville died at 5:08 a.m. Nov. 12, 2009, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

He was born March 24, 1946, in Macomb, the son of Verlin and Neva Icenogle Peacock.

Surviving are his father, Verlin Peacock of Rushville; two daughters, Cynthia Phillips of Ft. Madison, Iowa, and Vicky (and Mark) Miller of Nauvoo; three grandchildren; and two aunts, Mary Anna Snow and Rosie Icenogle.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

He was a graduate of Rushville High School and first worked at A&P grocery store as a stockman. Later, he operated a gas station in Macomb for the Farmer’s Service. In 1958, he began working as flooring installer for Peacock Home Improvement in Rushville until it closed in 1987. He then was a self-employed installer.

He was a member of Rushville Assembly of God Church.

Services were held Monday at Wood Funeral Home in Rushville with Rev. Steve Pichaske officiating. Burial was in Rushville City Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home in Rushville.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 11/18/2009