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Don Michael PeeblesJune 13, 1956 ~ August 30, 2017 (age 61)
Don Michael Peebles, son of Esther Lee Mitchell Peebles Battle and the late Willie Miles, Sr., began his journey through life on Wednesday, June 13, 1956, in Jackson, (Northampton County) North Carolina.
Don was educated in the Northampton County School System, graduating from Northampton County High School - East, Class of 1974. Some years ago, he was employed with the Naval Ship Yard, Newport News, Virginia.
Throughout his life, Don remained in good spirits. He was a "Happy-Go-Lucky" person, who possessed strength and tenacity. He enjoyed spending quality time with his family and friends, and found great joy in watching television. He loved his family and absolutely adored his nieces and nephews.
Don believed in God; the Father almighty, who created heaven and earth. He possessed strong faith in Christ and did not waiver at the promise of God through unbelief, but was strengthened in faith - always acknowledging his presence.
On Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at Halifax Regional Medical Center, Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina; our dear loved one, peacefully slipped into an eternal slumber, at the age of 61. In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by: four siblings, Helen Peebles, Sylvia Artis, Priscillia Peebles and Morris Peebles.
Left not to mourn his passing, but to cherish many fond memories are: his loving mother, Esther Lee Battle of the home, his caring siblings, Minnie Richardson of Wilmington, North Carolina, Shirley Jordan (Lloyd) of Margarettsville, North Carolina, Carol Stewart (Chester) of Pleasant Garden, North Carolina, Denise Peebles Jones (Ernest) of Jackson, North Carolina, Willie Miles, Jr. of Brooklyn, New York and Sgt. Major Maurice Peebles (Kalyn) of Dallas, Texas; a brother-in-law, Earl Artis of Greensboro, North Carolina; his aunts and uncles, Mary Wilkins of Rich Square, North Carolina, Mary Mitchell of Georgia, Minnie Pearl Mitchell, Diane Mitchell, Leon Mitchell and Waverly Mitchell all of Newark, New Jersey; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.