Obituary of Clyde Theodore Peek, Jr ~ 2009
Transcribed by Joseph Cook
Clyde Theodore Peek, Jr., 62, of Marion, NC passed away Thursday January 15, 2009 at McDowell Hospital. He was born March 16, 1946 in McDowell County, NC to the late Clyde Theodore Peek, Sr. and Nola Banks Peek. Mr. Peek was a veteran of the United States Army Reserves and he worked for Lee & Smith Attorneys. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his sister June Peek.
Surviving are his wife Shirley Peek of the home; Rodney Peek of Old Fort, NC and Richard Peek of Arden, NC; one sister Barbara Souther and husband Don of Belton, SC; one grandson Luka Peek; and his best friend Ken Burleson.
Services were held at 2:00 PM on Sunday January 18, 2009 in McCall Memorial Chapel at Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion with the Rev. Milton Hollifield officiating. The family received friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: American Diabetes Association Charlotte Office Suite 336M 222 South Church Street Charlotte, NC 28202 or American Lung Association of North Carolina Western Region PO Box 2702 Asheville, NC 28801. Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion will be assisting the family. Words of comfort may be shared with the Peek family at www.mem.com.
The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday January 21, 2008 Volume 15 # 3