William Erik Peeples, 18, of Royston, died Saturday, July 5, at the Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.
He was born in Franklin County on April 12, 1990, the son of William Peeples of Royston and Sherry Payne Peeples of Lavonia. He was a supervisor having worked with Beck’s Farm Supply. He was a member of Price Chapel Church of God, the Vanna Volunteer Fire Department, and the Savannah Valley Tractor Pulling Association.
Survivors in addition to his parents, include a sister, April Peeples, Sandy Cross Community; grandparents, Harvey and Mary Peeples, Royston, and Charles and Judy Payne, Lavonia.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 8, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home with the Rev. Stacy Lynch officiating. Burial was in Colbert City Cemetery.
Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, was in charge of arrangements.