February 22, 1972 – September 21, 2021
Columbus, Georgia – Mr. Sherman Peebles passed away peacefully on Tuesday at Piedmont Midtown Medical Center at the age of 49.
Born in Queens, New York, and the son of Willie J. and Manila Streeter Peebles of Columbus, Mr. Peebles graduated from Hardaway High School in 1990 and continued his education at Chattahoochee Valley Community College. For over twenty years, he was employed by the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office as a Deputy Sheriff, reaching the rank of sergeant, serving in the court services. A devout member of the Fourth Street Baptist Church, he was a member of the deacons ministry, the laity ministry, the security ministry and the Christian education department. His notorious quote was: “My black has a purpose”. He was predeceased by a brother, Willie J. Peebles, Jr.
Survivor other than his parents are a loving wife, ShiVanda Watson Peebles; one son, Isaiah Willis; three brothers, Thomas Streeter, Sr (Valerie), Antonio Peebles (Jacquelyn) and Darrell Peebles; uncles and aunts, Mary Ford, Annie Dodson Clarence Peebles (Gloria), Johnny Peebles (Mable), Millard Peebles, Thomas Streeter, Kelta Streeter, Terry Crimes and Annie Turner (Johnny); father and stepmother, Shelly and Betty Watson; sisters-in-law, Pamela Watson, Tiffany Lane, Keisha Grayson and Carla Watson Lewis (Marcus) and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The Coming Home Celebration for Mr. Pebbles will take place on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. at the Columbus Civic Center Ice Rink and the interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park. Pastors Michael Sherman and Johnny H. Flakes III will officiate. Visitations are held Thursday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Online expression can be done at progressivefuneralhome.com.
Posted by Columbus Ledger-Enquirer on Sep 29, 2021.