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Jerry E. Peoples

1951 ~ 2019 (age 67)

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Jerry E. Peoples, 67, of Slippery Rock passed away June 22, 2019 at UPMC Mercy Pittsburgh. 

Jerry was born October 31, 1951 in Grove City he was son of James and Martha Logue Peoples.

Jerry attended Moniteau High School.  Later Jerry graduated from MTA Truck Driving School with his CDL license.  

Jerry proudly served his country, enlisting in the Marines following in his brothers’ footsteps.  He was honorably discharged.

Jerry was employed at Pullman Standard for 10 years painting Railway Cars.    He had previously worked at Cooper Bessemer, Slippery Rock University and Willies Smokehouse.   Jerry was an avid Steelers Football Fan.  He loved to be outside gardening and fishing.  He and his dog Max loved to go swimming.  He loved spending time at the Legion shooting pool with his friends.  Jerry never passed up a good cup of coffee.  

Loved ones left to cherish his memory are his children Heather Reeseman, Jason Peoples, Aaron Peoples, Matthew Peoples and Luke Peoples all of Slippery Rock.  His grandchildren Issac Peoples, Ryan Peoples, Tessa Reeseman, Christopher Reeseman, Kaelynn Peoples and Jacob Peoples.  Two  Great grandchildren Raelynn and Rylee Williams. Two Brothers James Peoples of Butler and Alan Peoples of Iowa and a sister Joan Peoples of Hilliards. 

Preceded in death by his parents and a brother Lewis Peoples.

Family will welcome friends at the Jamison McKinley Funeral Home on Thursday, June 27 from 4-7 pm.  Funeral services will take place at the funeral home Friday, June 28, 2019 at 11:00 am with Pastor Boyd Smith officiating.  Burial will take place at Mt. Irwin Cemetery.

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June 27, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jamison-McKinley Funeral Home Inc.
117 North Main St. P.O. Box 410
Harrisville, PA 16038

Funeral Service
June 28, 2019

11:00 AM
Jamison-McKinley Funeral Home Inc.
117 North Main St. P.O. Box 410
Harrisville, PA 16038

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