Jimmy Darrell Peel

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Mr. Jimmy Darrell Peel, 67, passed away on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. He was born on September 4, 1949 in the Happy Corner Community near Leachville, to the late Adron and Lorene Loftin Peel. He retired in 2014 after 45 years as a heavy equipment operator for the Mississippi County Road Department and also enjoyed to go hunting and fishing. He was of the Christian Faith.

Mr. Jimmy leaves leaves one brother, Bobby (Jeanne) Peel of Cardwell, Mo.;

One sister, Melba (John) Ward of Batesville; and

Seven nephews and two nieces.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville with David Ward and Gary Cupp officiating. The family will receive visitors Sunday afternoon from 12:30 p.m. until service time.

His nephews will serve as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will include, Jerry Yates, Chester Jetton, Lee Jetton, Bob Langston, Scott Hutchison and Jace Cagle.

A guest register can be found at www.howardfuneralservice.com .