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William Hollis "Buddy" Peoples, Jr.

March 17, 1960 — February 23, 2019

William Hollis "Buddy" Peoples, Jr.

Memorial services for William Hollis “Buddy” Peoples, Jr., 58, of Sperry, OK were held Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Johnson Funeral Chapel in Sperry, OK. Pastor Rick Harvey officiated.

Buddy was born March 17, 1960 in Kansas City, KS to William Hollis Peoples, Sr. and Mela Maria (Werther) Dick. He passed away February 23, 2019 in Sperry, OK.

Buddy liked to fish, hunt for deer and wild boar, and just hanging out with friends. He worked as a fruit peddler, the railroad, Lester’s Gears, and worked with his dad, Evan, mowing lawns. Buddy also worked with his brother-in-law trimming trees for Asplundh Tree Company.

He is survived by his son, William “Kele” Peoples of AR; daughter, Chalee Amber Peoples of AR; grandchildren, Alayna, Eliza, Echo, Koplynn, Ayla and Baylee; brother, Randy Peoples of Sperry; sisters, Hope Coombes of Sperry, Lorrie Ford of Oologah, Darlene Dick of Owasso, Pauline Robison of Skiatook, Margie Latty of Skiatook and Kimberly Dick of Owasso; mother, Mela Dick of Sperry; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Ramona Peoples; birth father, William Hollis Peoples, Sr.; his father, Evan Dick; his grandparents; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Arrangements and services were entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home, Sperry.

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