Alvin D. Peabody
“It's been a long day without you my friend. And I’ll tell you all about it when I see you Again.”
The Peabody and Kollie families sadly announce the passing of Alvin D. Peabody which sad event occurred on June 3, 2015.
Alvin was born in Monrovia, Liberia on June 23, 1957 to Davidetta Dean Peabody-Padmore and Albert Daniel Peabody, Sr. He graduated from University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI.
Alvin was preceded in death by his mother, Davidetta Dean Peabody-Padmore his father, Albert Daniel Peabody, Sr., and his loving aunt Elizabeth Peabody. In recent years, he was also preceded in death by his brothers, Hugh Peabody, Stanton B. Peabody, Clinton Peabody, Austin Peabody and Bimbah Diggs; and his sisters Emma L. Campbell, Rose Peabody, Rachel Dunbar and Gloria Koon.
Alvin is survived by his loving wife of nearly 20 years, Kate, and their 3 children Sharlee Bendu, Leigh Alexandria and Khaifa Bonogua; along with his only grand-daughter, Victoria Emmalee Pendleton.
He also leaves to mourn his loss, his siblings - sisters, Angela Peabody; Alice Peabody; Margaret Ann Peabody; Agnes Thomas (Dahuana); Merle Harmon (Emmett); Mai Peabody; Watchen Peabody; Lorraine Mason (Fulkra); and Gwendolyn Manjoe (Patrick). His brothers, Albert D. Peabody, Jr. (Lenora); Rickey Dennis (Tonya); James Peabody; Eric Peabody (Elaine); Ralph Peabody (Belor); Calvin Peabody; Lyndon Peabody; and Maxwell Peabody. Alvin is also survived by his cousins, with whom he spent the early part of his life, Abran Barnes, Elizabeth Haynes, Dr. Rachel Paul and Dr. Christian Peabody. Alvin's large circle also included his loving sisters-in-law Frances Freeman, Caroline Kollie, Elizabeth Ramble, Louise Boley, Winifred Dennis and Janice Kollie; and his brothers-in-law Abraham B. Kollie, Fred Kollie, as well as his nephews-in-law Akoi Kollie and Foley Kollie.
He leaves behind dozens of nieces, and nephews whom he loved dearly; and a large extended family which includes many cousins. Alvin will be sorely missed.
Visitation - Harper-Morris Memorial Chapel
2276 Airport Blvd, Pensacola, FL.
1 to 3 P.M., Saturday, June 20, 2015
Remembrance Service and Celebration of Life & Legacy
Cathedral of Sacred Heart
1212 E. Moreno St., Pensacola, FL
Sunday, June 21 from 1 to 4 P.M.
Gates of Heaven Cemetery in Silver Spring, MD
Thursday, July 2, 2015 10 A.M.
In lieu of Flowers, please donate to the Alvin-Khaifa-Bendu-Leigh Peabody Scholarship Fund at the Pensacola Catholic High School, 3043 W Scott St, Pensacola, FL 32505.
Hotel Accommodation in Pensacola:
Reservations may be made under: Alvin Peabody Homegoing
The Hyatt Place – Airport
161 Airport Lane
Pensacola, FL 32504
The Garden Hilton Inn
1144 Airport Blvd.
Pensacola, FL 32504
Elizabeth Ramble (202) 744-5979
Louise Boley (240) 432-0925
Watchen Peabody (240) 277-7381
Eric Peabody (817) 726-2015
Merle Harmon (678) 362-1199