Lloyd E. (Bob) Peasel, 81, of Silex, passed away Aug. 7, 2015, at St. Joseph Health Center West in Lake St. Louis. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, Aug. 10, at the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Millwood with Fr. Charles Tichacek officiating. Burial was in the St. Alphonsus Cemetery with full military honors being conducted by VFW Post #5553 and the Missouri Military Honors Team from Jefferson Barracks.
Bob was born in Silex, the son of William Leo and Dora Lee Stepanek Peasel. He married Martha E. Mudd June 1, 1957, at the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. She survives.
Other survivors include sons Eugene G. Peasel and friend Jeanne Hogan of Silex, Gregory D. Peasel (Christy) of Silex and Gary L. Peasel (Dawn) of Silex; daughters Janie M. Brown (Roger) of Eolia and Janice K. Scherder (Tony) of Moscow Mills; seven grandchildren Leslie, Linsey, Jarad, Erika, Brandi, Brandon and Lilianna; two great grandchildren Jasmine and Jameson; brothers William (Bill) Peasel (Barbara) of Silex and Ronnie Peasel (Susan) of Troy; sister Betty Mudd of Middletown; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers William D. Peasel who passed in infancy, Kenneth E. Peasel who was killed in WWII and Melvin Peasel; sisters Leora (Lee) O’Came, Mary Ruth Twellman and Geraldine (Jerry) Harrell.
Bob lived and farmed in Silex all of his life. He served in the United States Army from 1957 until 1959. He was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church and the Millwood Knights of Columbus Council #2009. Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing and tractor pulls. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers were Gary Harrell, Rick Twellman, Steve Mudd, Mike Peasel, Mark Peasel and Marvin Peasel. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Larry Harrell, Donnie Harrell, Rob Peasel, Price Peasel, Kenny O’Came, Pat O’Came and Frank Peasel.
Memorials may be made to the St. Alphonsus School. Online condolences may be left at www.bibbveach.com