About Peavy & Son
Peavy & Son Construction operates out of Havana, FL and holds a Certified Underground Utility License in accordance with the Florida contractors license board. We have almost 50 years experience in building quality roads, parking lots and other asphalt and concrete structures. We have the equipment, man-power, knowledge and expertise to handle the largest and most complex project, sub-division roads, city streets, and private runways certified for corporate business-class jet aircraft.
Meet the Team
Mr. M.D. Peavy IIICEO Founder
Married 48 years to the former Lynda Hamp. They have five children Mr. Peavy graduated from Havana High School in Havana, Florida and attended Abraham Baldwin College in Tifton, Georgia for two years. Upon graduation, he gained employment with the Russell Daniels Irrigation Company in Havana, Florida, working for eight years as Job Superintendent. In 1968, at the age of 27 years, he joined his father in his existing business, Peavy & Hitson Construction Company. Soon after this, Mr. Peavy Jr. and Mr. Hitson dissolved their partnership and the company then became Peavy & Son Construction. Their main interest was heavy equipment excavation in terms of land clearing, earth moving, pond building, etc. In July of 1974, Peavy & Son became incorporated under the rules and regulations of the State of Florida with stockholders listed as Peavy Jr. and Peavy III still engaging in the same type of construction with the exception of adding a fleet of dump trucks for the purpose of hauling various materials for others. During or about 1976-77, they purchased an asphalt plant for the purpose of manufacturing for their own use in various asphalt paving projects. In April of 1977, Delacy bought his father’s stock, becoming 100% owner of this corporation. His background in the business has evolved around all phases of this type of construction, including mechanics, equipment operation, engineering, bidding, and management. He has brought the company from a one-man operation to an employee enrollment of 100 with sales from $500,000 to an excess of $20 million. Over the years, he has been involved in several civic activities including the sponsorship of the Havana National Tractor Pull, little and adult league ball games, Silver Chief Booster, Golden Chief Booster and member of the President’s Club at Florida State University. His hobbies consist of boating, hunting, fishing, collecting Indian artifacts, and travel.
Mr. Delacy Peavey IVGeneral Superintendent/Vice President
Mr. Peavy has grown up in the construction, heavy equipment business as son of the Owner. He has held ever-increasing responsibilities up to managing a paving project for the U.S. Navy in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He presently supervises all asphalt projects.
Mr. W.H. MaxwellTruck Foreman
Mr. Maxwell has over 40 years experience in trucking, including over 30 of those years with Peavy & Son. He is familiar with all operations pertaining to heavy-duty trucking, dispatching and mechanics of same. He is presently in charge of approximately 30 trucks and their drivers.
Mr. Charles M. BurdetteQuality Control Manager
Mr. Burdette has over 30 years of experience in road construction work. For many years he has been directly involved in all phases of design and quality control for asphalt, concrete, and soils. Primary duties at the present consist of quality control at our asphalt plant, as well as on the roadway.
Mr. Lee LasseterCorporate Secretary, Project Manager & Estimator
Mr. Lasseter has 25+ years experience in construction related work. He is responsible for all estimating and the management of all FDOT, commercial, and private projects. Additional duties include the 3D modeling of site-work projects, survey and layout in the field, CPM scheduling and the training of field personnel on the use of GPS based grade control software.
Mr. Ensworth V BlydenProject Manager and Estimator
Mr. Blyden brings over 27 years of experience to the construction industry. Mr. Blyden brings a wealth of knowledge having worked for FDOT (7 years), Engineering Consulting Firms (14 years) and for Contractors (6 years). Mr Blyden serves as an Estimator and Project Manager for Government, Commercial and Residential projects for Peavy and Son Construction as well as the EEO/DBE Officer.Lisa WeaverOffice Manager
Lisa Weaver has over 25 years accounting experience. Handles accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, Human Resources and deferred compensation management.