Chaplain Willie Paul Peacock passed away peacefully on January 7th, 2023, at his home in San Antonio, Texas surrounded by his family. He was the son of the late Robert and Susie Peacock and was born on July 29, 1941, in Sneads, Florida. He was a graduate of Greenwood High School. He completed his B.S. degree in Social Work at Florida State University and later completed a Master’s of Theology, a Master’s in Education, and a Master’s in Pastoral Psychotherapy. Chaplain Peacock was an ordained minister and proudly served in the US Army for 30 years.
His ministry began at El Bethel Assembly of God, Sneads, Florida. After joining the Army, Chaplain Peacock’s military duty took him to various parts of the United States and around the world. He served at all levels from Battalion to Army Command Chaplain. After retiring from the Army in 1999, he served San Antonio, Texas as a Pastoral Care Minister.
Chaplain Peacock married the former Sue Daniels of Sneads, Florida on June 24, 1966, and they shared 56 wonderful years together. He is survived by his beautiful wife; daughters Kimberly Peacock-Cerda and Wendy Peacock; son-in-law, SgtMaj Hector Cerda, USMC, Ret; grandchildren Zachary, Nicholas, Ally Grace, and John Paul; sisters Johnnie Roberts, Nellie Riley, Nettiell Smith, and Carlette Peacock; brothers Jim Peacock and Bruce Peacock; and a host of devoted nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Ladon Peacock.
The family will receive friends at Porter Loring Mortuary, 1101 McCullough Avenue, San Antonio, Texas on Sunday, January 15th from 4:00-6:00 pm. A Memorial Service will be held on January 16th, 1:00 pm at Central Christian Church, 720 N. Main, San Antonio, Texas. Chaplain Peacock will be interred at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Three Oaks Hospice, 9830 Colonnade Boulevard, Suite 470, San Antonio, Texas 78230 or the Alzheimer’s Association.