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TONAWANDA:  Floyd V. Peebles, Jr., 90, of Aspinwood Place, Tonawanda, NY, formerly of Forestville, passed away Friday, November 5th, 2021, peacefully with family by his side at his daughter’s residence.  He was born in Varick, NY on October 13, 1931, the son of the late Floyd V. and Mary Mae (Taylor) Peebles, Sr.

  He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War aboard the USS Quinci, worked as an Engineer for the State University at Fredonia, for 15 years and he previously worked for Cornell University.  Floyd enjoyed woodworking, was very involved with Gage Chapel Community Church, Smith Mills and had a very strong faith.

  Survivors include three daughters, Kimberly (Steven) Little, of Tonawanda; Dawn Peebles, of Cassadaga; Kristy (Rick Lamb) Peebles, of Westfield; two sons Mark (Darron Lazzaro) Peebles, of Alden; Kevin Peebles, of Cassdaga; step children, Kimberly (John) Clark, Jan Wasinger, Gerry (Kathy) Franclemont, Tim (Lisa) Franclemont, Bill (Karen Mack) Franclemont, John Franclemont, Rick (Sharon) Franclemont, two sisters, Orlinda Keach, of Waterloo, NY; and Carol Peebles, of Romulus, NY.  Also surviving are four grandchildren- Cody, Derek, Hunter, Samuel, four great grandchildren Dannie, Danny, Eric & Jazmine, sixteen step grandchildren and twenty-one step great grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.

  Besides his parents he was predeceased by his first wife Sally (Lycett) Peebles, his second wife Sandra (Clifford) Peebles and three brothers Kenneth, Donald & David Peebles.

  Graveside Services will be held at Balltown Cemetery, Smith Mills, Saturday, November 20th at 11 o’clock, with Rev. Michael Pollock, pastor of Gage Chapel Community Church, officiating.  Military services will be conducted by members of J. Carter Knapp American Legion Post #953, Forestville.

  The family suggests memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association www.alz.org.  Arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville.  To post condolences or memories go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

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