Lattis C. Peek Jr.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Lattis C. Peek Jr., 63, of the Wheel Community of Bedford County, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, at his home.

Mr. Peek was born in Bedford County and was a son of the late Lattis C. Peek Sr. and Ora Louise Pugh Peek. He was a member of Non-Denominational Christian Fellowship of Shelbyville and was retired from Jostens Inc. of Shelbyville.

Mr. Peek is survived by his wife of 44 years, Janie Smith Peek of the Wheel Community; daughter, Angela (Michael) Newman of the Clay Hill Community; son, Eugene (Cindy) Peek of Belfast; sister, Inez (Andrew) Lane of Shelbyville; brother, Duffel Peek of Shelbyville; mother-in-law, Bernice Smith of the Laws Hill Community; and three grandchildren, Levi and Triston Newman, Bradley Peek.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Feb. 3, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Marjorie Lehman and Laurell Zinn officiating. Burial followed in Hopper Cemetery near Chapel Hill.

Levi Newman, Bradley Peek, Johnny Fagan, Dylan Jones, Bubba Jones and Tommy Davis served as pallbearers.

Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, in charge of arrangements.