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Thomas Ray Peach, 61
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McMinnville resident and Hammond, Ind., native Thomas Ray Peach, 61, was born June 6, 1960 and died April 16 at his residence following an extended illness.           

A veteran of the United States Marine Corps, employee of Dow Chemicals and a member of Spirit of Life and Hope Church, he was the son of Carol McCormack of McMinnville, and the late Billy Dean McCormack. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by son Thomas Peach Jr.

In addition to his mother, Mr. Peach is survived by two children, Christina (Corey) Black and Nickolas Peach, both of North Carolina; sister Barbara Ann McCormack of McMinnville, former wife Susan Mitchell Peach of North Carolina, and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and special friends.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, at High’s Chapel with Anthony Campbell officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. View Cemetery in McMinnville with full military honors being administered by the United States Marine Corps and the Bobby Ray Detachment of the Marine Corps League. Visitation was held Tuesday and will be held again Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of service at High’s. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) April 20, 2022