Edsel Loyal Perteet

Born: Tue., Dec. 11, 1928
Died: Sun., Mar. 22, 2015


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Tue., Mar. 24, 2015
Location: McCommons Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Mar. 24, 2015
Location: McCommons Chapel

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Edsel Loyal Perteet

Edsel Loyal “Ed” Perteet, age 86, of Greensboro, Georgia, died Sunday, March 22, 2015.  Born in Watkinsville, GA, on December 11, 1928 to the late Mercer and Bertie Skinner Perteet, he spent most of his life in Putnam and Greene County. He attended school in Watkinsville and joined the United States Army in 1950 serving in Europe with the Border Patrol between East and West Germany. After moving to Greensboro in 1985, he was a truck driver working for Sweetapple Plastics and later retired from NIBCO.  In his early retirement he loved to fish and help on the farm where there was a garden and animals.  He especially loved his dogs, enjoyed being outdoors, wrestling and games.  After his wife, Nancy, retired they began to travel to Las Vegas, Kentucky, South Carolina and Texas to visit family and friends.  He was known as Paw Paw after his grandchildren came along and he truly enjoyed his visits with them.  He was a member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church in Eatonton, GA.
Survivors include his son, Edward Perteet of Greensboro, GA; step daughter, Wanda McClendon (Mike) of Greensboro, GA; stepsons, David Beasley of Greensboro, GA, Joseph Beasley (Stacey) of Cumming, GA, Adrian Beasley (Yvonne) of Greensboro, GA, Ronnie Beasley of Buckhead, GA; grandchildren, Phillip Beasley, Danny “Pee Wee” Beasley, Rodney Ashley, Michele McClendon, Ally Beasley, Kyle Hanson, Shay Beasley, Briana Beasley, and Kristy Beasley; great grand children, Austin Ashley, Dillan Ashley, Adreanna Ashley, Brantley Beasley, Joseph Ashley, Georgia Beasley and Chase Beasley;  sister, Faye Spears of Columbia, SC; and a niece, Shelia and her husband Robert.  He was preceded in death by his first wife Otelia Rosser Perteet; second wife Nancy Gertrude Bagwell Perteet; two stepsons, Phillip Chamblee and Mike Chamblee; and a grandson, Justin Beasley.

Funeral Services will be held, Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at McCommons Chapel in Greensboro with Rev. Dennis Garner officiating.  Interment will follow in the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church  Cemetery, 420 Sparta Highway, Eatonton, GA 31024.  The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until time for the service at McCommons Funeral Home.  Serving as pallbearers are Danny Ashley, Wayne Sisson, Danny Beasley, Rodney Ashley, Phillip Beasley, Adrian Beasley and David Beasley.  Honorary pallbearers are Joe Beasley and Ronnie Beasley.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.


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George and Barb Rountree
   Posted Mon March 23, 2015
Dear Adrian and Yvonne,
George & I were saddened to hear of your step-dad's sudden death this past weekend. We will be in prayer for comfort for your family as you grieve his passing. May God hold all of you in His arms as you complete your goodbyes to him this week. In Christ's love, George & Barb

Marlene & John Housworth
   Posted Mon March 23, 2015
Please accept our condolence. it is hard to lose a member of the family, but even though your step father's presence is now with the Lord you have been left with precious memories. Our prayers are with you.

John & Marlene

Burrell and Jean Adriance Family and Addie Jackson
   Posted Tue March 24, 2015
Edward (Pee-Wee) so sorry to hear about Mr. Ed....he was a wonderful dad to you and a great man to have known.. we are praying for you.

Alan Campbell
   Posted Wed March 25, 2015
My deepest sympathies go out Mr. Perteet's family. When he was my patient he seemed like such a wonderful fellow and I always enjoyed serving him.

Myra & Tony Colquitt
   Posted Wed March 25, 2015
Edward, you're in our thoughts and prayers. Edsel was a great man and he will be missed. Just think of the reunion he's having in heaven now. Take care of yourself and stop in when you're up this way.