Joe Earl Peach Jr. was born on April 25, 1954 in Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois to Joe Earl Peach Sr. and Twila Virginia Parish Peach. He traveled with his family, while his father served with the United States Air Force before settling in Temple Terrace, Florida. After graduating from Tampa Bay Tech he joined the United States Army, working his way through ranks, becoming a Drill Sergeant, as well as a Military Policeman. After serving our country for 20 years, he retired at Fort Benning, Georgia.
His is survived by his wife of 21 years, Debra Lynn Overhiser Peach; his children: Angela Marie Peach Owen (Kelly), Donna Lynn Peach Dimizio, Joe Earl Peach III (Paula), Jason Allen Roger Peach, Steven Paul Compton (Kayla), Tanya Marie Compton Haywood (Carl); grandchildren: Brian Lee Peach, Jeremy Ray Elliott, Jerry Lee Welch, Austin Christopher Welch, Theresa Breann Dimizio, Phillip Kyle Ramey, Cassie Nicole Ramey Albritton (Will), Kaitlyn Nicole Peach Caldwell (Alex), Michelle Lynn Peach, Matthew Paul Compton, Maya Caroline Compton, Samuel Michael Haywood, David Ray Haywood, Anna Marie Haywood; great- grandchildren: Evlyn Ruth Albritton, Abel Duane Elliott, Aiden James Caldwell, Jazmyne Virginia Rose Ingram.
He also survived by his Mother, Twila Virginia Parish Peach; his siblings John Robert Peach, David Allen Peach and Janice Carol Peach Stockwell.
He is preceded in death by his Father, Joe Earl Peach Sr.
He will be laid to rest at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell Fl on July 24 th at 2:00 PM