Joseph B. Peyton - Morgan County Herald: Obituaries

Joseph B. Peyton

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Posted: Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:19 am

Joseph B. Peyton, 78, of Malta, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, at his residence.

He was born on Feb. 1, 1942, in Sunbeam, WV, to the late Hansford and Melda Stafford Peyton.

He retired from Malta Manufacturing and served his country in the U.S. Marines during Vietnam.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon Reed Peyton of the home; a son, Tim (Grace) Peyton of Malta; a daughter, Sarah (Chris) Kilbarger of Malta; a brother, Boyce Peyton of McConnelsville; and several grand and great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents and numerous siblings.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, at the Malta Bible Church, with Military services following.

Friends may call on the family from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the day of the service.

Matheney Funeral Home, in McConnelsville, is handling the arrangements.

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