Mr. Richard M. Peoples, Sr.

Web Pic

May 2, 1944 – June 24, 2016

Memorial Service
Sunday, July 3, 2016
2:00P.M.

Sand Hill Church of Christ
315 Fergus Road
La Vergne, Tennessee

In Lieu of Flowers
Memorial donations may be made to
VetsNiteOut 501c3.org
511 Jean Drive, LaVergne, TN 37086

 RICHARD M. PEOPLES, SR. was born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, on May 2, 1944 to the late Eleanor Hrabar Peoples and Richard Lee Peoples. After several bouts of pneumonia, and a devastating decline in his overall health this year, he peacefully departed this life at his home on June 24, 2016, surrounded by his wife and several family members and close friends.

Rich was a Grade IV Water and Wastewater Treatment Chief Operator and worked for various Municipal governments in TN. for over 30 years. He founded VetsNiteOut, a 501c3 corporation for the benefit of Veterans and their families, organized and led the Annual Ride to Remember Alzheimer’s Benefits 1-8, was a long-time member of the HOG – Harley Owners Group, Smith-Wilson CMT-Abate, and Rolling Thunder TN 1, the VFW Post 8422 in Smyrna, TN, and an affiliate of countless other groups, as well as a good friend to everyone, and a devoted and cherished husband, parent, grandparent and family member to his entire family. Without a doubt, he was the “nicest person” most people ever met.

Richard is survived by his wife, Linda Martin-Peoples (of LaVergne, TN) and her family: his step-daughter Hillary Martin Stevens, son-in-law Curtis W. Stevens, and granddaughter, Summer Kate Stevens (of Smyrna, TN.)
He will be greatly missed by his children and their families: Son Richard M. Peoples, Jr. (of TN), grandson Connor Peoples and Heath Guyton, and their mother Shelby Guyton (of Smyrna, TN) ; Daughter Stephanie Wiley, and grandchildren Hannah and Mason Wiley (of Murfreesboro, TN);
Daughter Cyndi Jones, son-in-law Cory Jones and granddaughter Abigail Jones (of Cape Coral, FL);
and the children’s mother, Patricia McCutcheon, as well as her brothers: Jim, Peter and Paul Kulpa and their families in New Jersey.
Rich also leaves behind, and will be greatly missed by, countless friends, a host of nieces, nephews and cousins, and his beloved ‘Biker Family’.

One thought on “Mr. Richard M. Peoples, Sr.

  1. May God continue to Bless you all. My Prayers are with your during this difficult time .May the God of Comfort and Strength be with you. I will miss Aunt Berthene and have lots of good memories over the years. Love you all . Blessings- C. Faye Webb Jordan-Nashville,TN

Leave a Condolence

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s