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Jody Peak

March 8, 1942 — November 17, 2021

Jody Peak, Jr, "Chief", 79 of Atkins, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at his home in Atkins, Arkansas. He was born March 8, 1942 in Atkins, Arkansas to Edmond Joe Peak, Sr and Virginia Love Fletcher Peak.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his long time companion, Dena Holloway.

He is survived by Son, Joe Peak III & wife Tammy Peak; grandchildren, Kelsey Jo Alvey & husband Reed; Katie Latham & husband Colten; Kallie Peak & Cody & children, Hadlei & Bryker; great-grandchildren, Lincoln & Harper Latham; siblings, Carolyn Vance & Bobby, Paula Goines & Buddy; first wife, Mary Peak; honorary son, Brock Spear and a host of close friends and other family.

Jody was of the Methodist faith. He was best known for operating heavy equipment. He began Peak Crane Rental in 1978 when he purchased his first 25 ton crane. He was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 382. He made many friends through his work and loved helping others. He worked in Alaksa in his early years and even traveled to Vietnam to assemble a crane. When he wasn't digging, dragging or hauling, he enjoyed spending his time at Jose's cafe with his friends.

His visitation will be 6-8 Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at Russellville Family Funeral. The Graveside Funeral service will be 2pm Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at Atkins City Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Russellville Family Funeral.

Pallbearers will be Howard Gibson, Buddy Goines, Jerry Don Barrett, Jim Peak, Wyatt Harvill, Tyler James.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Dewey Holsted, James David Peak, Jackie Ferguson, Wayne Fletcher, Mike Fletcher.

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Tuesday, November 23, 2021

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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

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