Billy Lee Peek
SUPPLY - Billy Lee Peek, 81, of Supply, North Carolina, passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2019 in the Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center.
Born in Franklin on March 17, 1938, he was a son of the late Carl Augustus and Delphia Mae Miller Peek. Billy was retired from the U.S. Navy and the Jackson County Sheriff Department, in Sylva. He was a member of Sharon United Methodist Church in Supply.
Billy was an avid reader, enjoyed scuba diving, fishing, canoeing, traveling, collecting guns and hunting. He was a talented carpenter, woodworker and locksmith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five sisters, Bertha, Irene, Martha, Hallie and Christine.
Survivors include his loving wife of 46 years, Diane Johnson Peek; a daughter, Kirsten Peek of Cullowhee, a brother, Sanford E. Peek Sr., Summerville, South Carolina; three grandchildren, Sierra Anderson, Jonas Stovall Ethan Stovall; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Ellijay Missionary Baptist Church, Franklin. An inurement service with military honors will follow in the church cemetery. A memorial service was held in the Sharon United Methodist Church on Tuesday, April 23.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
The family requests with gratitude that any donations be made in his name to the American Cancer Society at P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
Condolences may be made at whitefuneralservicesupply.com.