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John Thomas Peace

October 10, 1939 ~ September 28, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old
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John Thomas Peace Obituary

Thomas Peace, 83, of Pittsboro died on September 28,2023.  He was born on October 10th, 1939 to the late Clarence and Georgia (Hearn) Peace on the family farm in Chatham County, NC.

Thomas made the second generation to live on the Peace homestead and he was proud to know that there are now four generations carrying on that family legacy today.  He graduated from Pittsboro High School in 1958 and then started his career in woodworking and cabinetry,  Later Thomas worked for Chatham County as a building inspector.  Thomas was a member and served as a trustee and served on the cemetery committee of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church.  In his retirement years, Thomas's passion was raising cattle on the family land.  He also was an avid player of Rook and enjoyed several hands of the game with his friends on Wednesday nights.  All who knew Thomas will miss him greatly as he was a "salt of the earth" man.

He is survived by his loving wife of almost 62 years, Linda (Gilbert) Peace.  Two sons; Joel Peace and James Peace and his wife Robin, his two granddaughters; Rebekah and Shelby Peace. Brother Roy Peace and sister Frankie Green and her husband Justin.

The family will have a memorial service for Thomas on November 4th at 11 o' clock at his home.  In lieu of flowers, monetary donations can be made to a Hospice or to a charity of ones choice.  Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory is honored to serve the Peace family.

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Gathering of Remembrance
November 4, 2023

11:00 AM


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