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Charles Northrop Peck Obituary
Charles Northrop Peck III passed away Saturday, the 8th of February 2014. Born in St. Louis, MO on the 8th of August 1919, to Maybelle Price Peck and Charles Northrop Peck Jr. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife Carolyn Monroe Peck. He is survived by his daughters Carol Peck Harper and Susan Peck Massey, Carol's husband Tommy, his two sons Thomas Harper IV, his wife Taylor and their two children Tommy and Ferrell, William Harper his wife Mary and their daughter Flora, Susan's husband Fred, their sons Mark Monroe Massey and Owen Neal Massey, Owen's wife Sofia, and their two sons Northrop Robert Massey and Miles Fred Massey. Northrop is also survived by his sister Suzanne Peck Cain and her children Carolyn Cain Bates, James Walker Cain and Allison Cain Allison.
Northrop graduated from Lamar High School and attended The University of Texas where he was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity. He was a charter member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church. Northrop served in the US Marine Corp as a flight instructor and pilot during World War II. Upon return to Houston, he began a career as a homebuilder, was a member of Houston Country Club and was involved in many civic activities in Round Top, TX. His passions were farming, flying, racing boats and cars.
Northrop was a devoted husband, wonderful father and true gentleman. He passed in peace with his family at his side. The family would like to thank Sylvia Crake, Nellie Dyer, Brededier Grant, Virginia Hall, Doris Johnson, Eddye Joyce Tealer and Mary Thompson for all their care and loving support.
The family gathered for a private memorial service on Tuesday, the 11th of February 2014.
In lieu of customary remembrances, the family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to .
"To all my friends still living, semper fidelis."-Northrop

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Published in Houston Chronicle on Feb. 12, 2014
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