Richard W. Peak (1929 - 2012)

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Richard W. Peak
Evansville, Ind.
Richard W. Peak, 83, passed away, Monday, November 5, 2012, at West River Health Campus in Evansville, Ind. He was born October 26, 1929, in Evansville.
He worked at Remington Electric Shaver Company and then at Mead Johnson where he retired. He was a marine and served in the Korean War. He volunteered at SWIRCA and ushered at the Victory Theatre. Richard enjoyed fishing, camping and traveling and radio controlled hydroplanes as a hobby. He was a member of VFW Post 1114 and St. Pauls United Church of Christ in German Township.
Richard is survived by his wife of 62 years, Bertha H. (Jung) Peak; sons, Donald J. Peak (Jan), of Cincinnati Ohio, Steven R. Peak (Lucinda), of Evansville, David L. Peak (Karen), of Evans, Ga., and Michael R. Peak (Acacia), of Evansville; brother, Edward Peak, of Evansville; grandchildren, D. J. Peak (Meggan), of Cincinnati, Ohio, Joe Peak, of Cincinnati, Ohio, Stephanie Peak, of Evansville, Sheila Erk (Brent), of Evansville, Megan Flores (Roy), of Grovetown, Ga., Joshua Peak (Monica), of California, Nickie Frye (Joe), of Evansville, and Allee Carroll Peak, of Evansville; and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 7, 2012, at Alexander Memorial Park Cemetery Heritage Chapel officiated by Rev. Daniel Sather, followed by burial at the cemetery. Friends may visit Tuesday, November 6, 2012, from 4 until 8 p.m. at Alexander West Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be given to the , 6301 Old Boonville Hwy, Suite B, Evansville, IN 47715.
Condolences may be made online at

Published in Courier Press on Nov. 6, 2012
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