Keith Allen Peavler, 61 of Troy, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at his residence in Troy, Missouri. He was born on November 6, 1958 in Henry County, Indiana and the son of the late Myron and Mary Peavler. Keith was united in marriage to Angelika Eggleston on June 16, 2018 at their residence in Troy, Missouri.
He worked for General Motors Wentzville Assembly Center for 5 years as a Tool and Die Maker, where he was a member of the UAW Local 2250. He had worked for General Motors in Marion, Indiana for over 27 years.Keith enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson Motorcycle and horses. Keith was a tinker and took great pride in various projects. He enjoyed making memories with Angie and traveling. Keith was always acting silly and spoiling his grandchildren. He was a great husband, father and most of all grandpa. Keith had a great sense of humor and was always wanting to help others. He had a heart of gold and will be missed.
He is survived by his loving wife, Angelika Peavler of Troy, MO; two sons: Jared Peavler (Emelee Hayes) of Middletown, IN and Adam Peavler (Vanniza) of Middletown, IN; bonus children: Melanie Schultz of Troy, MO and Sean Eggleston of Columbia, MO; brothers and sisters: Gene Peavler (Ola Mae) of August GA, Jimmie Joe Peavler (Linda) of Anderson, IN, Ernie Peavler (Tara) of New Castle, IN, Joyce Parmley of New Castle, IN, Beverly Sutton (Harry) of Indianapolis, IN, Helen Parks (Terry) of New Castle, IN, Marilyn Helsley of Heltonville, IN, Jerry Rice (Mike) of Middletown, IN; four grandchildren and two bonus grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Larry Peavler, sister-in-law, Janie Peavler, brother-in-law, Lib Parmley and Jim Helsley.
Services will be held on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 12:00 PM at Ballard and Sons Funeral Home, 118 South 5th, Middletown with Dr. Philip C. Rogers officiating. Burial will follow in Miller Cemetery, Middletown.
Visitation will be on Saturday, July 11, 2020 from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 East Ohio Street, Unit 304, Chicago, IL 60611.
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