John "Nelson" Peacock

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John "Nelson" Peacock

John Nelson Peacock, of Pensacola, died July 19, 2013. Mr. Peacock was a native of Pensacola and graduated from Escambia High School. After earning a B.A. Degree from Troy State University, he moved to the Tampa Bay area where he worked in the Film & Television Industry as a set designer and decorator and had small acting roles. Nelson also designed many “award winning” parade floats, amusement park settings, mall settings and model homes throughout Central and South Florida.

After returning back to Pensacola a few years ago, Nelson organized Christmas and other volunteer events for the abused and neglected children in the community. He was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church and a past officer in the Warrington Elks Lodge #2108.

Nelson was preceded in death by his father, Douglas Peacock; daughter, Alicia Michelle Peacock; sister, Judi Peacock Nichols; grandmother, Buena Holloway; aunt, Lula Williams; and first cousin, Don Williams. Survivors include his wife Sherry Kelly Peacock; mother, Lucille Peacock-Mills; daughter Tiffani Lee Peacock; sons, Mark Douglas Peacock and Ryan Douglas Peacock; stepsons, William Joseph Kelson, III and Thomas Michael Kelson; brother, Scott Douglas Peacock; and first cousins, Dickie Bowes and Bebe Cole; 15 grandchildren, one great grandchild, 3 nephews and three nieces.

Funeral services, officiated by Rev. Morgan Miller, will be held at Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 10am, with visitation one hour prior. Burial will follow in Bayview Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jeffrey Nichols, Cleve Bell, Rich Willows, Mike Kelly, Justin Peacock and Ken Cooper. Honorary pallbearer will be Christopher Peacock. Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.


  • Visitation Wednesday, July 24, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 24, 2013

John "Nelson" Peacock

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Tiffany & Steve Russell

July 25, 2013

You are in our constant thoughts and prayers Sherry. I am so sorry for your loss.

July 24, 2013

So sorry to hear of your loss, Nelson was a great person. St Johns Church,

Steve and Lynn

Adolfo DeMontalvo

July 24, 2013

We love you Sherry! You are in our prayers! Your Adults 3 friends.

Louise Henrickson

July 24, 2013

Sherry and family, so sorry to hear of your loss, you are in our prayers.Love you. Aunt Louise and Uncle Larry

Mike & Terry Thompson

July 23, 2013

Dear Sherry, We are sorry for your loss. May God Bless you & your family at this time of sorrow.

Ann Childress

July 23, 2013

So Sorry Sherry, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers

Michael and Denise LaMotte

July 23, 2013

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

Richard Bouchaut

July 23, 2013

Thinking of you with love.

Tracy Boddie

July 23, 2013

We at NOV Wilson are so sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family will be in our thoughts & prayers during these tough times.

July 23, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss. We all loved Nelson and he will be truly missed. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you.
Rhadonna Richardson