John Henry Peacock, 67, Ko Qa Tif Ki Ki, Turtle Clan name given by George Blanchard which means Splashing Water Everywhere, matching his personality began his journey February 19, 2019 with family and cat Diamond at his side. His tribal affiliation was Eastern Shawnee/Wyandotte. Born September 28, 1951 to Margaret Carrie Elizabeth Peacock in Claremore, Oklahoma. He was raised around the Miami, Oklahoma area. His education included the Miami area, Chilocco Indian School graduating May 1969, attending Okmulgee Technical School, Claremore Jr. College graduating May 1979, University of Phoenix graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree June 2000. His military service included USMC 1970 – 1973 Cpl, Army 1973 – 1976 Sgt, OKARNG 1976 – 1993 Ssg, he especially took pride in being a Marine. He spent 42 years in federal government service retiring in March 2013.
Left to cherish his memory is his first wife and mother of his children Debra E Wakole of Shawnee, OK; Fred Pahmahmie of Horton, KS; Jacqueline Peacock of Flandreau, SD; Jessica Peacock of Pipestone, MN and Jonah Peacock of Shawnee, OK; 17 grandchildren and 1 great grandson; brother Doug Wells and wife Barbara; Kathy Crownover wife of Rick; many relatives and friends too numerous to name.
Cremation and funeral arrangements are under the direction of Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home of Seneca, MO with reception service starting at 6:00pm, Thursday evening at the Sandy Captain Cultural Center on the Eastern Shawnee Tribal Grounds. A Celebration of Life service will be 9:00 am, Friday morning at Sandy Captain Cultural Center, with George Blanchard officiating. Per John’s request private burial will follow at a later date in the Wyandotte Cemetery.