Bob J. Peeler, former Martin mayor and alderman, passes away at 87

Former Martin alderman and mayor, Bob Peeler, died Sunday at his home in Martin at the age of 87.

Mr. Peeler was a pharmacist and owned and operated Village Pharmacy in Martin. He graduated from the Ole Miss School of Pharmacy. He was former President of the Jackson, Tennessee and Tupelo, Mississippi Jaycees Club. He attended both the First United Methodist Church and First Baptist Church in Martin and was a U.S. Army veteran.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 1:00 at First United Methodist Church in Martin with burial in East Side Cemetery.