Guy (Gene) Peoples, 86, Neosho, entered into rest on Jan. 17, 2018 at Medicalodge in Neosho, following a one year illness.

Guy (Gene) Peoples, 86, Neosho, entered into rest on Jan. 17, 2018 at Medicalodge in Neosho, following a one year illness.  
Gene was born June 26, 1931 in Parsons, Kan. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, 1952-1954. He moved to Neosho in 1956, and worked for Rocketdyne until 1968. He then owned and operated Gene’s Service, 1972-1977 and then worked at New-Mac, 1977 until retiring in 1997. He was a former member of Retread’s motorcycle club and a former Mason.  
Gene married his wife, Donna on Dec. 23, 1951 and she preceded him in death on Feb. 2, 2003.  
He is survived by two sons, Jay Peoples and Darren Peoples and wife, Rosetta, all of Neosho; two grandchildren, Morgan Renner and husband, Trae, Stark City and Blake Peoples, Neosho and one great grandchild, Hadlee Renner.  
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his companion, Shirley Scroggs in November 2016.  
Graveside services and military honors will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018 at the Neosho Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home, Neosho from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22.
Contributions in memory of Gene may be made to Faithful Friends Animal Advocates, c/o Clark Funeral Home, PO Box 66; Neosho, MO  64850.
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com
Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.