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Coach Robert Vernon Peele, Sr.

Coach Robert Vernon Peele, Sr.
  • February 17, 1929 - March 4, 2020
  • Charleston, South Carolina

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“I was sorry to learn of Bob's death. I enjoyed working with him at Walterboro HighSchool. Bob, was a good man, he was very friendly and was liked by...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Barney Miller - Greensboro, NC

“Coach's family, Sorry to hear the coach demise. I had the good fortune of playing for him 1962 thur 1964. Go Hurricane! Tommy Cumbee ”
2 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“I'm so sorry for your loss. I knew Coach Peele as a middle/ high school student in the 60s. WalterboroHigh School. He was a young coach- fun,...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Jane Smith Davis - Mt Pleasant, SC

“Dear Peele Family,Coach was beloved and, for me, a life-long coach. Although I rarely saw him after graduating from RSM in 1970, I could rely on his...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Brenda Kneece - Cokumbia, SC

“So sorry to hear of Coach Peele's passing... I was fortunate to have him as a teacher and a coach at NCHS in the late 70s to early 80s. He was very...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Bo Schupp - Cordesville, SC

“Bob was a kind man who we were honored to care for. Our prayers go out to your family at this time. Heaven gained an angel. - Live for Wellness ”
6 of 19 | Posted by: Dr. Jennifer Perdue - Charleston, SC

“To the family my deepest condolences. I played on St.Johns HS Football team and Coach Peele was a loving, fun coach. Rest in Peace Coach. ”
7 of 19 | Posted by: Norman JONES - Mays Landing, NJ

“You will be greatly missed, a wonderful man and a great neighbor. God speed... ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“I had the privilege of working with Coach Peele at North Charleston High School back in the 70's. He was one unique man and he loved his family. He...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Bob Merritt - Greenwood, SC

“Coach Peele was our football coach at St. John's High School during the mid 70's. We loved Coach Peele!! To the family please accept our condolences...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: leroy Robinson - Wadmalaw Island, SC

“Dear "Ms. Nella" and family,As I read of your loss, I had tears come into my eyes. I know God creates each one of us for a reason and I am sure ...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Vonnie Whitlock Rutland - SC

“So sorry to hear Coach Peele passing away. I have fond memories of games coached against him when he was at Country Day School.He was a good coach...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Bobby Marion - Charleston, SC

“I'm blessed to have so many wonderful memories of a dear cousin. He gave much love and joy to our family. I'll always treasure the memories and...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Sis Kearse-Jolley - New Ellenton, SC

“I was saddened to hear that Coach Peele passed away. As a former student at North Charleston High School during Coach Peele's tenure, I had the...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Paula Spagnolia - Goose Creek, SC

“Great Man Mentor Teacher and Coach. Will miss you. May the Hurricanes live forever. Love you. God Bless your family No. 40 ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: Jim Lathrop - Gilbert, SC

“I loved Coach Perle in high school at RSM. The best coach ever. Praying for comfort and peace. ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Ailine Fox - Leesville, SC

“My thoughts and prayers are with you Nella and your family. May God's peace be with you during this time. ”
17 of 19 | Posted by: Elizabeth Tatum-Blume - Newnan, GA

“Mr Peele you will be sorely missed. You always had a joke to put a smile on everyone's face. Stay on the cart path my friend God bless you!! ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Karen Doughty - Canada Ontario, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time of sorrow. May God wrap his loving arms around you and give you a peacefully feeling, knowing...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Pam Long - Watd, SC


Coach Robert "Bob" Vernon Peele, Sr., 91, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Nella Creech Peele entered into eternal rest Wednesday, March 4, 2020. His Funeral Service will be held Saturday, March 7, 2020 in J. Henry Stuhr Inc., Downtown Chapel, 232 Calhoun Street at 2:00 p.m. The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. until the time of the service. Burial will be held later in Live Oak Memorial Gardens.

Bob was born February 17, 1929 in Pamlico Sound, North Carolina, son of the late Clyde Vernon Peele and Delilah Bloomfield Smith Peele Spencer. He was a USAF Veteran and a graduate of Brevard College and USC, receiving his master's degree from The Citadel. Bob coached during his long career throughout South Carolina and his fondest memories were during his years at Ridge Spring-Monetta High School. He was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church and was an avid golfer.

He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Nella Creech Peele of Charleston, SC; daughters, Dee Dee Beasley (Billy Ray) of Irmo, SC and Patty Aldrich (Skip) of Charleston, SC; five grandchildren, Brian Tyler (Cindy), Andy Tyler (Nina), David Tyler (Aimee), Raleigh Beasley (Sarah Jo), Emily Wilson (Greg) and four great-grandchildren, Jackson, Palmer, Beaux and River. Bob was predeceased by his son, Bo Peele and a brother Jerry Peele.