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In Memory of

Ben Blount Peete

April 14, 1938 - August 9, 2017

Obituary


Ben Blount Peete, Jr., age 79, of Hoover, AL, passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.

Ben earned the Bachelor of Science Degree at the University of North Alabama, Florence, before earning the Master of Business Administration Degree at the University of Alabama. His employments included systems analyst at Marshal Space Flight Center, Huntsville, internal control manager at the Xerox Corporation, director at Faulkner University of Birmingham, and realtor at Realty South.

Ben was a member of Homewood Church of Christ. His favorite pastimes included cheering for Alabama Crimson Tide football, observing politics,...

Ben Blount Peete, Jr., age 79, of Hoover, AL, passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.

Ben earned the Bachelor of Science Degree at the University of North Alabama, Florence, before earning the Master of Business Administration Degree at the University of Alabama. His employments included systems analyst at Marshal Space Flight Center, Huntsville, internal control manager at the Xerox Corporation, director at Faulkner University of Birmingham, and realtor at Realty South.

Ben was a member of Homewood Church of Christ. His favorite pastimes included cheering for Alabama Crimson Tide football, observing politics, and watching FOX News.

Ben was predeceased by his parents, Ben B. Peete, Sr., and Nell Newby Peete. Survivors include his wife, Betty Witt Peete; three daughters, Carrie George (Ian), Andrea Perry (Christian), and Amy Thompson (Jeff); one son, Brandon Peete (Hillary); 10 grandchildren, Phoenix George, Scarlet George, Felix Peete, Beatrix Peete, Savannah Thompson, Austin Thompson, Cross Thompson, Sophia Thompson, Brantley Perry, and Maddie Perry; and one brother, Joe N. Peete (Gail).

Visitation will be from 1:30-2:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Homewood Church of Christ, immediately followed by the funeral service at 2:30 p.m. at the church. Ministers Rick Kaufhold and Brett Walters will officiate. Honorary pallbearers will be Shepherds of Homewood Church of Christ, and active pallbearers will be friends and relatives.

On Monday, August 14, 2017, the gravesite committal service will be at 11:45 a.m. at Alabama National Cemetery, Montevallo.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Homewood Church of Christ's Mission Fund or Fuel the Vision Fund at 265 W. Oxmoor Road, Birmingham, AL 35209. Or, make memorial gifts to Rainbow Omega, www.rainbowomega.org/donate.