Thomas Joel Peavy, Sr.

Rev. Thomas Joel Peavy, Sr. 84 passed away September 14, 2009 in Leesville, LA. Funeral Services for Rev. Peavy will be Saturday September 19, 2009 at 1:00 PM at Beth-El Apostolic Church, 1918 Pine St, DeRidder, LA.Visitation will be at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home on September 18, 2009 from 5:00 PM -9:00 PM and 10:00 AM til 12:00 noon on Saturday Sept 19, 2009 at Beth-El Apostolic Church.


Rev. Joel Peavy was a Minister of the Gospel for 64 years. Rev. Peavy pioneered and pastored numerous churches throughout the United States and the country of Italy. He also served his country in the US Army, WW II European Theater. He was a beloved pastor and friend and will be greatly missed.


” I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, and I have kept the faith”.  II Timothy 4:7.


He is survived by Wife: Barbara Savoie Peavy of  64 years of DeRidder, LA; Daughter:  Bonne’ Peavy of Cincinnati, Ohio; Son: Thomas Joel Peavy, Jr. of Abilene, TX; Sister: Lavern Childress of DeRidder, LA; Grandson: Thomas Joel Peavy, III, of Abilene, TX; Granddaughter:  Shaunna Stark of Abilene, TX ; 1 Great Granddaughter and 4 Great Grandsons. Preceded in Death by: Daughter: Rachel Peavy.


Pallbearers for Rev. Thomas Joel Peavy, Sr. will be: Jack Peavy; Kenneth Peavy; Bill Bailey; Thomas Childress; Davis Peavy and Bob Childress.

Thomas Joel Peavy, Sr.