Shaun Pierce Rucker, grandson of Peabody residents Jim and Dorothy Rucker, and wife Amy announce the birth of a son, Simon Pierce Rucker.
Simon was nine pounds, five ounces, and 21½ inches long when he was born Feb. 21 at 2:05 a.m. He has one sister, Elyse.
Maternal grandparents are Loren and Mary Abitz of Wheaton.
Shaun and Amy Rucker live in Shawnee.