ORANGEVILLE - Paul K Peacock, age 73, passed away Oct. 13, 2011, in Price, Utah. Paul was born Oct. 27, 1937, in Orangeville, Utah as the third of four children born to G. Kenneth and Hilma Grange Peacock. He married Karen Oveson on Dec. 25, 1956, in Castle Dale, Utah. Paul and Karen were married for almost 55 years.
Paul graduated from South Emery High School in 1955. He was the proud owner of the Lazy P Ranch. He was a very accomplished farmer and cattle rancher. He was also very fond of colorful language. In 1966, Paul met Bill W. and became a friend for life. He attributed all of his accomplishments to that friendship. He was a lifetime member of the American Hereford Association. He especially loved his family, friends, farming, and a good auction, be it cattle or antiques. He enjoyed refurbishing antique furniture. Paul will be remembered as a hardworking and loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend.
He is survived by his wife, Karen; two children: Lori (Nathan) Kluzek of Syracuse, Utah, and Kevin (Charlene) Peacock of Orangeville, Utah; one sister, Beulah (James Lee) Jensen of Price, Utah; one brother, Delroy (Janet) Peacock of Castle Dale, Utah; one brother-in-law, Don Jewkes of Logan, Utah; three sisters-in-law: Isabelle Oveson of Huntington, Utah, Donna Witbeck of Oregon City, Ore., and Pamela Oveson of Salt Lake City, Utah; eight grandchildren: Joe, Griffen, and Greg Jorgensen, Josie and Lili Ana Kluzek, Karleen Peacock, Kayla (Tanner) Olson, and Kendra (Brandon) Rigby; and seven great-grandchildren: Anysia Jorgensen, Kayleigh Dawn Eley, Karsten Peacock, Trinity and Tyler Olson, and Kamden and Kenleigh Rigby.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Nan Jewkes; and three brothers-in-law, Valdean and Howard Oveson and Jerry Witbeck.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Orangeville LDS Chapel (45 West 100 South, Orangeville). There was a viewing Monday, Oct. 17, from 6 - 8 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary (720 N. Center St., Castle Dale), and on Tuesday from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. prior to the services at the church. Interment will be in the Orangeville City Cemetery.
Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary. Family and friends may sign the guest book and share memories of Paul at www.fausettmortuary.com.