Paul William Peavler, 64, Alexandria, passed away at Community Heart and Vascular Hospital, Indianapolis on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.
He was born in Henry County on May 13, 1952 to the late Burford and Marie Janish Peavler. Paul served his country in the U.S. Army and worked for Green's Construction in Elwood for many years. He was a member of the VFW-Alexandria and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his children, Janice Shepler (Josh), Anderson, Shanna Martin (Robbie Williams), Anderson and James Peavler (Heather), Muncie; special granddaughter, Taylor Peavler; five grandchildren; four brothers, Ed Peavler, Charles (Mary) Peavler, Tim (Jackie) Peavler and George Peavler, all of Alexandria; four sisters, Marjorie (Myron) Shinholt-Swayzee, Margaret Schultz, Anderson, Linda Faulstich, Alexandria and Wanda Heath, Greentown; special sister-in-law, Roxie Nicely, Alexandria; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Judy Peavler; and four brothers, Rich, John, Lawrence and Raymond Peavler.
A celebration of Paul's life will be held Monday at 6 p.m. at Owens Funeral Home, 412 N. Harrison St. Alexandria with Nick Ford officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 6 p.m. on Monday. Military honors will follow the services.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the American Heart Association.
Published on  April 22, 2017