BELLEVILLE - Sylvanus E. Peachey Sr., 67, of 270 Rose Lane, Belleville, died at 7:40 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at his residence.
Born on Nov. 19, 1946, in Belleville, he was the son of Eli D. Peachey and the late Linda M. (Byler) Peachey, who preceded him in death in April 2013. His wife, Kate J. (Swarey) Peachey, survives.
Also surviving are: children, Eli J. Peachey and wife, Esther, of Allensville, David K. Peachey and wife, Katie, of Mill Creek, Sylvanus E. Peachey Jr. and wife, Ada, of Belleville, Jacob W. Peachey and wife, Edna, of Belleville, and Daniel J. Peachey and wife, Rhoda, of Belleville; brothers and sisters, Elmer Lee Peachey and wife, Mary, Louie D. Peachey and wife, Lomie, Susan Swarey and husband, Jacob, Jacob H. Peachey and wife, Ada, Linda Swarey and husband, Samuel, Eli D. Peachey and wife, Elsie, all of Belleville, Benuel K. Peachey and wife, Lizzie Mae, of Allensville, and Alvin R. Peachey and wife, Rosa, of Millerstown; and 32 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by: a sister, Leah Peachey; three grandchildren; a baby brother; and a baby sister.
He was a retired farmer and was Old Order Amish.
A funeral service will be held at 9 p.m. Saturday, June 7, 2014, at the Daniel J. Peachey residence, 268 Rose Lane, Belleville, with Levi Kanagy officiating. Interment will be in Allensville Amish Mennonite Cemetery.
Family will receive friends on Friday afternoon and evening at 270 Rose Lane, Belleville.
Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville, is in charge of the arrangements.