AMerican Veteran 10

Torrence Eugene Peyton

July 15, 2023


Torrence Eugene Peyton, beloved father, son, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend of many departed this life on July 15, 2023, at his residence in Ruther Glen, Virginia.

Torrence was born on July 25, 1985, to Barbara Peyton and Thomas Ball in Fredericksburg, VA. He received his education in the Westmoreland County Public Schools, graduating in 2003.

Torrence, known by his family and friends as “Toe”, accepted Jesus Christ at an early age. After graduating from high school, Toe chose a remarkable choice by joining the United States Air Force, serving 4 years.

Torrence married Jasmine Reina Phelps. To this union, God blessed them with their son, Jeremiah.

Torrence furthered his career at the Haynesville Correctional Center, Haynesville, VA as a Security Officer. He used his expertise experience and accepted a job at the United States Department of Defense, Dahlgren, VA, where he became a Law Enforcement Officer. His smile was overwhelming greeting others as they entered in Navy yard base. Feeling the need to protect others, he started working as a Security Guard at Wegmans, maintaining his humble and affectionate heart for others.

Torrence was loved by many. While staying focused with his family and career, Toe always found the desired time to stay connected to his parents and siblings. Their BOND never ceased; reassuring their needs were met. His smile alone would lift up the world, reminding others, “SMILE, every day is a beautiful day.”

Torrence left many saddened by his sudden death, but God had other plans. He is proceeded by his grandparents, Calvin and Louise Ball and uncle, Calvin Ball, Jr.

Torrence leaves to cherish his fond memories, his son, Jeremiah; mother, Barbara Peyton; father, Thomas Ball (Sarah); parents-in-law, Karl and Pat Phelps; brothers, Thomas Ball (Tanika), Sharay Peyton, Altovise Peyton (Briana), and Darius Peyton; sister, Wendy Bunns (Mark); godsister, Javonda Henry; uncles, Clyde Lucas of Petersburg, VA, Robert Ball of Sandy Point, VA; aunts, Mary Johnson of Tappahannock, VA, Phyllis Ball, Thelma Jones (Richard) of Westmoreland County, VA, Joyce Jones of Fredericksburg, VA, and Inez Jackson of Suitland, MD; his extended family and a host of relatives and friends.

Funeral Services for Torrence Eugene Peyton of Ruther Glen, Virginia will be held on Friday, July 28 at 12 Noon in the sanctuary of the Zion Baptist Church, 1274 Zion Church Road, Kinsale, Virginia.

Interment will follow in the Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.

Remains may be viewed from 11AM until service time on Friday, July 28 at Zion Baptist Church.

Services will be lived streamed via facebook live @weldonfisher by B&B Media LLC. (Mark Bunns)

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July 28, 2023

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Zion Baptist Church
1274 Zion Church Road
Kinsale, VA 22488

Funeral Service
July 28, 2023

12:00 PM
Zion Baptist Church
1274 Zion Church Road
Kinsale, VA 22488


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