Obituary of Rufus Peay
Rufus "Pat" Dawson Peay III
Rufus "Pat" Dawson Peay III, 80, a retired Realtor/Appraiser at RD. Peay & Son, died February 13, 2017 at Reynolds Hospice Center in Collierville, TN. A memorial service is 4:00 P.M. Wednesday February 15, 2017 at First Presbyterian Church in Clarksdale, MS with visitation to follow in the fellowship hall at First Presbyterian Church. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale, MS is handling the arrangements.
Pat graduated from Ole Miss. He was active in Emmaus Community, an elder at First Presbyterian Church and member of the choir.
Survivors include wife of 37 years Libby Foy Peay of Clarksdale, MS; sons Pat Peay (Chanda) of Clarksdale, MS, Mike Peay of Baton Rouge, LA, Jack Peay (MaryJo) of Morristown, NJ, Jim Peay (Logan) of Vicksburg, MS, Trip Campbell (Dyana) of Atlanta, GA and Brian Campbell (Meredeth) of Memphis, TN; daughters Rebecca Etheridge (Clark) of Lyon, MS and Elizabeth Spivey (Dean) of Starkville, MS; brother Paul Peay (Karen) of Atlanta, GA; sister-in-law Mary Ann Peay of Memphis, TN; brother-in-law Lanny Foy (Dibbie) of Germantown, TN; grandchildren Michael Peay, Connor Peay, Rodrick Cauthen, Peter Cauthen, Sullivan Peay, Chase Campbell, Cameron Campbell, Carter Campbell, Campbell Spivey, Catelin Britt (Austin), Hannah Peay, Francesca Peay, Sarah Peay, Louise Etheridge, Maggie Etheridge, Ann Ferrell Cauthen, Shelton Spivey and Camille Campbell and great granddaughter Steele Britt.
He was preceded in death by his parents Rufus D. Peay, Jr. and Rebecca Crowder Peay and brother Bill Peay.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to First Presbyterian Church, Presbyterian Day School or NMS Emmaus Community.