BELLEVILLE - Benjamin Z. Peachey, 91, of Valley View Haven, Belleville, died at 5:13 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at Valley View Haven.
Born March 11, 1921, in Belleville, he was a son of the late Daniel Y. and Fannie R. (Peachey) Peachey.
He is survived by a brother, Eli B. Peachey and wife, L. Joan, of Belleville.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Joe I., Daniel J. and Aaron Z. Peachey, and three sisters, Rachel Swarey, Salina Renno and Sadie Peachey.
Ben was involved in masonry and carpentry work, and was very particular about the work he had done. He was also employed at AJ Peachey and Sons as a maintenance man for many years prior to his retirement.
He enjoyed woodworking projects and he loved to sing.
Ben was a member of the Rock Haven Church of God in Christ Mennonite, in Belleville.
A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 3, at Rock Haven Church.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, at the church, with Ministers Stanton Schmidt and Henry Swarey officiating.
Burial will be in Rock Haven Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the care of Henderson Funeral Home, Inc., 3813 W. Main St., Belleville.