McVEYTOWN -Kore J. Peachey, 82, of 61 Pond Place, McVeytown, died at 3:18 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at his home.
Born Jan. 6, 1930, in Belleville, he was a son of the late Jonas J. and Annie B. (Yoder) Peachey.
His wife, Sadie A. (Zook) Peachey, whom he married on Dec. 7, 1950, survives at their home.
He also is survived by: children, Earl D. Peachey and wife, Edna, of Mattawana, Anna E. Kuhns, of Belleville, Julia A. Yoder and husband, Marlin J., of McVeytown, and Glen R. Peachey and wife, Beverly, of Mifflintown; sister, Lomie E. Zook and husband, Mose, of Honey Grove; 17 grandchildren; and 20 great- grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by: sisters, Annie Peachey, Rhoda Peachey and Nancy Peachey; brother, Alvin Peachey; and great-granddaughter, Sierra Marie Yoder.
Kore was a dairy farmer until 1994, and then he served as the administrator at Penns Valley Christian Retreat Center for five years. After that, he served as principal at Valley View School for five years. Most recently, he was employed as a forester at Big Valley Hardwoods.
Kore was very committed to his family and church. He enjoyed spending time in the woods, was a member of Valley View Amish Mennonite Church and a member of the Spruce Pine Hunting Club.
A viewing will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at Valley View Amish Church.
A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at the church, with Ministers Eli King, Leroy Yoder and Ray Stutzman officiating.
Burial will be in Locust Grove Cemetery.
Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Sun Home Health Hospice Division, 31 E. Market St., Lewistown, PA 17044.
Arrangements are under the care of Henderson Funeral Home, Inc., 3813 W. Main St., Belleville.