Aug. 12, 2012.
Douglas Peabody, age 53, of Columbus, passed away August 12, 2012.
Graduate from Culver Military Academy in 1977 and attended the Ohio State University, studying Landscape Architecture.
He started Peabody Landscape Construction with his brother in 1980 and was President of Central Ohio Top Soil and Mulch from 1995-2005. He was also involved in entrepreneurial business opportunities in glass manufacturing from 2005-2012. Preceded in death by mother Patricia J. Peabody and father Thurman J. Peabody. Survived by brothers David G. (Barbara) Peabody and Lt. General John W. Peabody, nephews Christopher, Benjamin and Matthew, nieces Olivia and Samantha; along with numerous loving relatives and a host of well primed friends. Doug was always concerned about others less fortunate and in need; he was always willing to lend a helping hand.
Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian burial 10:30 am Thursday at. St. Bridget of Kildare, 7179 Avery Rd., Dublin, OH 43017. Graveside service will be held 11 am Friday at St. Paul Cemetery, 55 Southwest St., Norwalk, OH 44857. A luncheon will follow the graveside service at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 91 E. Main St., Norwalk, OH 44857. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities of Central Ohio, 197 East Gay St., Columbus, OH 43215.