RICHMOND -- James Peacock, 78, of Richmond and Dresden passed away on Tuesday, June 27, 2006, after a long illness.
He was born on April l, 1928, in Airdrie, Scotland, the son of James and Catherine Peacock.
He attended high school in Rhode Island. Shortly after graduating he joined the Army. He attended Wire Chief School 8'h Army Sig C Yokohoma, Japan, and became a wire chief instructor. He received the World War II Victory Medal and the Army Occupation Medal, Japan. After his discharge he enjoyed stock car racing in Lonsdale, R.I. He also very much enjoyed hunting, fishing and his grandchildren. He will be deeply and sadly missed. His wife, Nina Lepuschenko Peacock, predeceased him.
He is survived by his sons, James B. Peacock and wife Constance of Dresden, and William Peacock of China; his daughters, Elizabeth Cook and husband Jeffery of Rochester, N.H., Robin Beasley of Rochester, and Jessie Thompson and husband Lt. Col. Charles Thompson of Virginia; his sister, Cathy Goudreau and husband Joseph of Lincoln, R.I.; three grandchildren, three stepgrandchildren, six stepgreat-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at the Kincer Funeral Home on Pleasant Street in Richmond. Viewing will be from l to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July l. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 2. Burial will be at the Pine Grove Cemetery on the Blinn Hill Road in Dresden, with military honors.
Arrangements are under the care of Kincer Funeral Home, 130 Pleasant St., Richmond, ME 04357. Condolences may be expressed at http://www.kincerfuneralhome.com