Peers, Joseph William “J.” III

U.S. Army Veteran Retired From ATEK

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Joseph Peers
Joseph Peers

Joseph William “J.” Peers III, 88, of Chattanooga passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2020.  

He was an elder at East Ridge Church of Christ.  Mr. Peers retired from the United States Army and also retired as vice president of ATEK. 

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Mary Hillis Sauceman and a granddaughter, Julie Ann Davenport.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Wunderlich Peers; daughter Brook Taylor; son, Bill (Teresa) Peers; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Joy Elizabeth Johnson; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 South Moore Road with Charles Cochran and Bob Oliver officiating.  Services will be live streamed on Chattanooga Funeral Home, East Chapel’s Facebook page. Burial will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery at 10:3 a.m. Monday wimilitary honors. 

The family will receive friends from 3-6 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. 

Memorial contributions may be made to East Ridge Church of Christ 951 McBrien Road, East Ridge, Tn. 37412.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastChapel.com.


Echols, Lebron

Howie, Olin Landis

Humm, Vic


Lebron Echols, 62, passed away on Sunday, September 20, 2020, in Chattanooga. Arrangements are by John p. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. (click for more)

Olin Landis Howie, 72 , of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, in a local hospital. Arrangements are by Taylor Funeral Home of Chattanooga, Inc. (click for more)

Vic Humm, 78 , of Red Bank, died on September 22, 2020. Arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace Chattanooga, Tn. 37415, 423 877-3524, Lanefh.com. (click for more)



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