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Peggy R. Schill

January 23, 1937 ~ February 2, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old


Peggy Riddle Schill, age 87, passed away on February 2, 2024 in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.  Peggy was born in Opelika, Alabama in 1937 to William Taft & Beatrice Price Riddle Schill.

Peggy was born in Opelika, Alabama and was a die-hard “War Eagle” Auburn University fan.  She was always an outgoing and cheerful person and would brighten up any room she walked into.  Peggy graduated from Cliff High Schoo, in Opelika, in 1955.  She was briefly employed at Sears while helping her sister, Billie, take care of her nieces for several years.  She married her late husband, Stanley, in August of 1969.

Peggy is preceded in death by her husband, Stanley J. Schill; and her parents, William & Beatrice Schill.  She is survived by her daughter, Samantha Schill, of Montrose, Colorado; sisters, Billie Howell, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, and Barbara Appleton, of Huntsville, Alabama; nieces, Patsy Tyler, Jan Newton, and Kim Hogg; as well as many other nieces, nephews and cousins.

A graveside service is scheduled for Monday, March 18, 2024 at 11:30am at Barrancas National Cemetery, onboard NAS Pensacola.  In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Peggy’s name to The Alzheimer’s Association or any Alzheimer’s Disease research organization.

The  Schill family wishes to thank the staff at Bayport of Fort Walton Beach, Westwood Nursing & Rehab, and at HCA Florida Ft. Walton Beach – Destin Hospital for the care and compassion during the last several years.


Graveside Service
March 18, 2024

11:30 AM
Barrancas National Cemetery
1 Cemetery Rd, Naval Air Station
Pensacola, FL 32508


Alzheimer's Association
225 N. Michigan Avenue, Fl. 17, Chicago IL 60601