78, of Lemont, passed away January 13, 2013. Preceded in death by his wife, Eileen, nee Nelson, Peebles; his parents, William H. Jr. and Martha A. Peebles; and his stepmother Rosella Maness. Survived by his children Stanley E. “Butch” Peebles, Kerrie Padua and Steven (Wendy) Peebles; his grandchildren, Amy Padua, Timothy Peebles and Samantha and Kenneth Peebles; his siblings Don (Patsy) Peebles, Jenny Vaccarella, James “Johnny” (Cindy) Peebles, Charles (Gaynelle) Maness Peebles, William “Rabbit” (Sandra) Peebles, Kenneth (Ann) Peebles, Glenn (Linda) Peebles, Larry (Anita) Peebles, Geneva Long and Linda Peebles; and numerous nieces and nephews. He enjoyed fishing on the White River in Forsythe, MO, and was an avid Nascar fan. He liked old westerns and always liked a “nice” car. He owned and operated General Surface Hardening, Chicago, IL, since 1976. Visitation Wednesday, January 16, 2013, from 3 – 8 p.m. at the Markiewicz Funeral Home, P.C., 108 Illinois St. Lemont. Prayer service at 7 p.m. Interment private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.