Warren Frederick Peake
Warren Frederick Peake, 98, of Kermit, West Virginia, went to be with his Lord on Saturday, September 21, 2019, while in the hospital in Morehead, Kentucky, following a lengthy illness.
His service was conducted at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, September 24, at the Kermit United Methodist Church with Walter Marcum, Pastor officiating.
Interment was in the Brewer Cemetery.
Warren was born June 21, 1921, in Warfield, Kentucky, a son of the late Arthur and Hazel Stepp Peake.
He graduated from Kermit High School in 1938. A veteran of World War Two, he served honorably in the U.S. Army Air Corps. Following the war he returned to Kermit where he ran a family owned business.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte Riddle Peake, and his daughter, Louetha Ann Peake DeWitt, of Hilton Head, South Carolina. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Alma Peake Frye, and his brother, Woodrow Wilson Peake.
He is survived by his two grandsons, Mark E. DeWitt of Ashburn, Virginia, and Jason F. DeWitt of Chicago, Illinois. He has five great grandchildren: Zoe A. DeWitt, Madeline N. DeWitt, and Calvin T. DeWitt - the children of Mark and Christine DeWitt, Dallas Frederick DeWitt and Julien Peake DeWitt - the children of Jason and Kerry DeWitt. He is also survived by two nephews - Kyle Wilson Peake of Fort Gay, West Virginia, and Louis Arthur Peake of Huntington, West Virginia. He has two nieces - Charlotte Peake (Frye) Eggler of Boise, Idaho, and Karen Lee (Peake) Thompson of Columbia, South Carolina. He is also survived by his long-time companion who cared for him for nineteen years, Alma Patrick, and her daughter, Linda, of Morehead, Kentucky.
All those who came to know Warren recalled him as a kind and considerate gentleman who always smiled.
He was a lifelong member of the Kermit United Methodist Church, served on the Kermit Town Council, and was a former Deputy Fire Chief of the Kermit Volunteer Fire Department.
Visitation was after 1:00 P.M. Tuesday at the Kermit United Methodist Church.
Mullins Family Funeral Home in Warfield, Kentucky was honored and privileged to have served the family of Warren Frederick Peake.
Published on October 4, 2019


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