Harry Peeler

Sunday, July 10, 2005

ANNA, Ill. -- Harry Peeler, 91, of Anna, formerly of Villa Grove, Ill., died Friday, July 8, 2005, at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna.

He was born April 9, 1914, in Arcola, Ill., son of Harvey and Dora Halk Peeler. He and Ina Vay Peeler were married for over 37 years.

While in the Army Peeler served as a control tower operator. He was a mechanic for many years and worked for a sign company at the University of Illinois. Peeler drove a school bus in Villa Grove and was a member of the American Legion and VFW Post 3455 of Anna.

Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Adcock of Central City, Ky., Geraldine Vandover of Bremen, Ky.; a stepson, Robert Miller of Charleston, Ill.; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, four sisters, two brothers, and a great-grandson.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Crain Funeral Home in Anna.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Steve Miller officiating.

Burial with full military rites will be at 3 p.m. in Fairland Cemetery in Villa Grove.