Dr. Artie Peacher passed away on Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn.
He was born on July 23, 1953, in Clarksville, Tenn., to Joseph and Ruby Tippit Peacher. He was a graduate of the University of Tennessee Memphis College of Dentistry. He was a member of the TDA, ADA and the 8th District Dental Society. He was also a member and elder of Bumpus Mills Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph William Peacher; and his father and mother-in-law, Burke and Nadean Woodson.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Connie Peacher; his mother, Ruby Peacher of Indian Mound, Tenn.; brothers, Teddy Joe Peacher (and wife Donna) of Huntsville, Ala., Terry Peacher (and wife Jing) of Clarksville, Tenn. and William Peacher (and wife Patricia) of Cadiz; sister Wanda Peacher of Dover, Tenn.; sons, Byron Peacher (and wife Amanda) of Murray and Adrian Peacher of Dover, Tenn.; granddaughter Anna Elizabeth Peacher of Murray; and brother-in-law, Marlon Woodson of Nashville, Tenn.
Serving as honorary pallbearers were Dr. Peacher’s office family, Dr. Joel Gaw, Debbie Kent, Lisa Glasgow, Patsy Wallace, Holli Dill, Monica Shepherd, Amanda Peacher, Cynthia Evans and the men of the Bumpus Mills Church of Christ. Serving as pallbearers were Larry Atkins, Wayne Anglin, Ted Gaw, Roger Dale Cook, Ben Cook, Charlie Hancock, Don West, Sid Clark, Roger Sills, Paul Zember, Dan Peacher and Michael Cheatham.
Memorial donations may be made to the Bumpus Mills Church of Christ, P.O. Box 37, Bumpus Mills, TN 37028 or to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Donor Services, 2104 BNA Dr., Nashville, TN 37217.