‹ Return to Current Obituaries

Order Flowers now for guaranteed delivery before Peggy's visitation.


Peggy L. Hayton McCloskey (Burris)

SUGAR GROVE, Va.: PEGGY L. HAYTON McCLOSKEY (BURRIS), age 76, went home to be with the Lord, Monday, February 15, 2016, at her home in Sugar Grove, Virginia. Peggy was born October 3, 1939 in Cedar Springs, Virginia. She worked most of her life in the textile industry in Delaware and New Jersey. She was an avid NASCAR fan and her driver was #24, Jeff Gordon. Peggy was also a Washington Redskins fan. She and Robert loved playing slot machines in Cherokee, North Carolina’s casino and the horse races at Delaware Park. Ms. McCloskey was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Aileen (Lindamood) Hayton; two children Pamela McCloskey and Lee McCloskey, Jr.; one grandchild, David Morris; two brothers, Roger and Richard Hayton; and her stepmother, Roberta Hayton. Peggy is survived by her life partner and caregiver for 37 years, Robert Burris of Sugar Grove, Virginia; three daughters, Cindy Armstrong of Virginia, Valerie DiRocco of Washington State and Sandra McCloskey of Delaware; one sister, Judy Hayton of Delaware; one brother, Chris Hayton of Virginia; 6 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; her loving dog Beanie. Several nieces and nephews also survive. In keeping with Ms. McCloskey’s wishes, a private service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in memory of Peggy to Hospice of Southwest Virginia, 600 West Ridge Road, Wytheville, Virginia 24382; Sugar Grove Life Saving Crew, attention Carol Choate, P.O. Box 108, Sugar Grove, Virginia. Additionally, the family would like to thank the folks at Smyth County Ambulance and the 3rd floor staff at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family at www.seaverbrown.com. Seaver-Brown Funeral Service and Crematory is honored to serve the McCloskey Family.

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Peggy Hayton McCloskey (Burris), please visit our flower store.



Guestbook

Cindy Armstrong Sep 17 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Peggy Hayton McCloskey (Burris)

Cindy Armstrong Sep 17 2017 12:00 AM

Sandra McCloskey Mar 9 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Peggy Hayton McCloskey (Burris)

Sandra McCloskey Mar 9 2016 12:00 AM

Valerie, Very sorry to hear about your mother. The obituary was very nice. I know she will be missed dearly by the family. My heart and prayers go out to you and your family.

Roberta Feb 23 2016 12:00 AM

Greg Dorrell Feb 22 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Peggy Hayton McCloskey (Burris)

Greg Dorrell Feb 22 2016 12:00 AM

Chuck Christopher Feb 21 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Peggy Hayton McCloskey (Burris)

Chuck Christopher Feb 21 2016 12:00 AM

Lynn Knight Feb 16 2016 12:00 AM

Show More Entries