5345 South Street | Vermilion, OH 44089
Obituary of Robert Peak
Robert Edward "Duke" Peak, 79, of Vermilion, died Monday, September 6, 2021 at his home after a lengthy illness, surrounded by his wife and children.
He was born June 4, 1942 in Helen, WV and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 18 years moving from Oberlin.
Duke worked for Ford Motor Co. as an Operations Manager for 40 years retiring in 1999.
He was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church and The Gideon's International. He was the creator and administrator of the "Praying on the Porch" Facebook group, where he ministered to many followers. Duke enjoyed golfing, traveling to Lakeland, FL, and outdoor games. He especially enjoyed spending time with his wife, family, and his dog, Zoey.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Beulah "Tuddy" Peak of Vermilion; daughter, Anderia (Bill) Moore of Daniels, WV; son, Mark Peak of Beaver, WV; step-daughter, Janice (Mike) Wolford Martinez of Avon Lake; step-son, Jonathan (Jody) Gordon Wolford of Amherst; 6 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brother, Conley Peak of The Villages, FL; and his sister, Winifred Acord of Christianburg, VA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Retha Elizabeth (nee Pierce) Peak and his sister, Roberta Elkins.
The family will receive friends Thursday, September 9, 2021 from 10:00 am until 12:00 noon at Lakeview Baptist Church, 591 Ferndale Avenue, Vermilion, OH. A funeral service will immediately follow with the Reverend Cliff Morris officiating. Interment will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery, Vermilion.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Lakeview Baptist Church, 591 Ferndale Avenue, Vermilion or The Gideon's International, P.O. Box 923 Amherst.
Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com.
5345 South Street
Vermilion, OH 44089
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