Irvin Leroy McPheeters Obituary
Irvin Leroy McPheeters, 94, died on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Peabody Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Irvin was born on May 2, 1924, to William John Sr. and Ella Augusta (Eberhard) McPheeters in rural Peabody, KS. Irvin married Pauline May Truax at Pauline’s parent’s home in rural Peabody on January 20, 1946.
Irvin was a farmer, semi-truck and school bus driver. He was a life-long member of Peabody Baptist Church, a Red Cross blood donor, loved his community and everything “John Deere”. Most notably, Irvin always referred to his wife as “his bride” and loved her dearly for 72 years.
He is survived by his wife: Pauline; sons: Phillip of Newton and wife Katie, and Neil of Jacksonville, Florida and wife Diana. Additional family members include his grandchildren; sister-in-law: Vada Ann McPheeters and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother: Bill (William) McPheeters; and half -brothers: Melvin & Kenneth Patchett
A memorial service is scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 13th at the First Baptist Church of Peabody, Kansas. A private committal service will be held prior to the service.
The following are the suggested memorials: Peabody Historical Society, Peabody Senior Center and the First Baptist Church of Peabody. Petersenfamilyfuneralhome.com.