Asheboro- Jerry C Peacock, 77, died suddenly Thursday, July 22, 2021, of a heart attack at his home. Born February 20, 1944 in Asheboro, he was the son of the late Jones Peacock, and Leona Miller Peacock.
Jerry received his diploma from Farmer High School in Farmer, NC. He was a proud veteran of the Army where he served until his honorable discharge in 1971. Jerry later received his auctioneer training from Mendenhall School of Auctioneering. He was the owner and operator of Peacock Auction and Real Estate Sales and Peacock Van Sales. He enjoyed repairing anything that needed it. Jerry had a good sense of humor and loved to share it with friends old and new. He was a passionate auctioneer and made auctions fun.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his long-time partner and loving companion Shelby Rouse, and her daughter Shannon; brother, Darrell Peacock and his wife Sarah; nephews, Frank Peacock and Greg Peacock; special cousins, Henry West, Steve Miller and Rick Miller; as well as a host of other cousins, dear friends, and neighbors. Jerry will be greatly missed by all.
Visitation will be held from 11:00am to 1:00pm on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at Midstate Cremation & Funeral Service, 304 Lanier Ave, Asheboro, NC 27203. Jerry’s body will be transported to Pierce’s Chapel Primitive Baptist Church, 2661 Ross Wood Rd, Trinity, NC 27370 for a military graveside service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in Jerry’s honor to a charity of your choice.
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