GREENWOOD — William Charles Peel Jr., 82, died Feb. 18, 2020, at his residence. Services are at 2 p.m. today, at First Presbyterian Church of Greenwood, with the Rev. Rusty Douglas officiating. Burial will follow at Odd Fellows Cemetery. Greenwood Delta Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Peel was born in Greenwood and was a graduate of Greenwood High School. He was a 1960 graduate of Mississippi State University. He was formerly employed at Wilson and Knight Funeral Home and a member of First Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Knight Peel of Greenwood; children, Laura Peel Phillips and Hollis Knight Peel both of Columbus; sister Emily Peel of Pompano Beach, Florida; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Pallbearers are Jeff Crick, Jim Cole, Robert Cole, J.W. King, Lawson Peel, Hayden Peel, William Peel IV and Hollis Peel.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on February 20, 2020
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