March 29, 2007

(4/9/1926 – 3/8/2007)

Cecil C. Peck, 80, of Independence, MO, passed away March 8, 2007, at his residence.

Services were held March 10, 2007, at the Carson-Speaks Chapel. Entombment was in Mt. Olivet Mausoleum. Donations may be made to the Wallace-Gillespie VFW Post #4958, 123 W. Monroe St., Memphis, MO 63555.

Cecil was born April 9, 1926 in Memphis, MO to Charles and Ada Peck.

He retired from Lake City Army Ammunition Plant as a scale mechanic in 1987. He also owned and operated Cecil’s Tavern in Independence, MO, for a number of years.

He was a charter member of the Wallace-Gillespie VFW Post #4958, Memphis, MO and had attended the Catholic Church. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during World War II where he was awarded a Purple Heart and lost his leg during combat.

He was married to Mary J. Peck who preceded his death in 1994.

Survivors include two daughters, Diana Zugenbuhler of Kansas City, MO and Theresa Bromley of Oak Grove, MO; three grandsons; two granddaughters; three great-grandchildren; six sisters; a brother and longtime close friend Vienna Helms.

He was preceded in death by his beloved son, Charles Peck in 2005.

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