John "Ronnie" Peebles, 75

John Ronald "Ronnie" Peebles, 75, of rural Wabash, died at 7:45 am, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016, at his home. 

He was born July 22, 1941 in Wabash, to John B. and Maxine (Ridgeway) Peebles.

Ronnie was a 1959 graduate of Noble High School.  He married Joyce Winterrowd in Treaty on September 14, 1963.  He was a retired farmer.  Ronnie was a member of the Church of Christ at Treaty where he had served as an elder, deacon, trustee, and taught Sunday School 28 years.  He served on the ASCS Board of Directors. 

He is survived by his wife, Joyce Peebles of Wabash; two daughters, Tere (Brian) Smith of Wabash, and Gay Lynn (Mark) Hobbs of LaFontaine; seven grandchildren, Danielle Darnell and Katelyn (Corey) VanDuyne, both of Wabash, Conner Hobbs of LaFontaine, Shane Smith of Wabash, Braden Hobbs, Bailey Hobbs, and Ellie Hobbs, all of LaFontaine; and two brothers, Steve (Jane) Peebles of Wabash, and Dave Fulkerson of Warsaw. 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, at the Church of Christ at Treaty, 6973 S. 50 E. Wabash, with Larry Phillips and Ryan Weaver officiating.  Burial will be in Mississinewa Cemetery, Somerset.  Friends may call 2-8 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to the service Friday, at the church.  Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

Preferred memorial is Church of Christ at Treaty Youth Group.

The memorial guest book for Ronnie may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Dec 20