Robert D. Peevy, 84 of Hoschton passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011 after a prolonged illness. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ruth Chatham Peevy; sons and daughters-in-Iaw, Wayne and Valorie Peevy, Hoschton and Mike and Susan Peevy, Buford; grandchildren, Kim Pendley, Jon & Tiffany Peevy, Amber Peevy, Brandon & Christy Peevy; great grandchildren, Jacob Pendley, Bradley, Bailey, Linsey & Gracie Peevy, Riley, Haley and Rachael Smith; sisters and brothers-in-law, Willie Ruth and Holland Burnette, Gwen and Jack Leach, Opal Parks, J.W. Griffin; sisters-in-law, Grace Stephens, Geneva Taylor and Charlotte Towler, several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Olin C. and Lois Allen Peevy;, sisters, Dorothy Reynolds, Sue Griffin and Barbara Emmerson. As a Baptist minister, Reverend Peevy has served as pastor for Collins Hill Baptist in Lawrenceville, Sharon Baptist in Hoschton, and Ivy Creek Baptist in Buford. He also served as interim pastor at Pleasant Grove Baptist in Lawrenceville. As a pattern maker by trade, he worked for E.V. Camp's Steelworks in Atlanta and Townley Engineering and Manufacturing in Ocala, Florida. He resided in Gwinnett county most of his life, moving to Jackson county after retirement. He was an avid gardener. He loved to spend time outside enjoying God's handiwork. Woodworking was also a gift of his and he enjoyed creating many projects over the years for family and friends. Reverend Peevy was a member of Ivy Creek Baptist Church in Buford. The family will receive family and friends from 4pm to 8pm on Tuesday at Flanigan Funeral Home in Buford. The funeral service will be Wednesday at 11:00a.m. at Ivy Creek Baptist Church in Buford. Dr. Jim Ferguson and Reverend Craig Dale will officiate. Interment will be at Gwinnett Memorial Gardens in Lawrenceville. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may send donations to Ivy Creek Baptist Church-Building Fund, 2500 Ivy Creek Rd., Buford, Georgia, or Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth, Georgia. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com .