WILMINGTON - Theodore O. Peck, 84, of Wilmington, died Friday, May 4, 2012, at Adirondack Medical Center-Lake Placid.
Mr. Peck was born Feb. 18, 1928, in Wilmington. He is the son of the late Howard and the late Rose (Lewis) Peck.
He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the United States Army.
He married Shirley Ann Hinckley in Lake Placid June 13, 1953. She died Jan. 31, 2003.
He worked in Lake Placid for several years as Supervisor of the Lake Placid Municipal Electric in Lake Placid.
He was a member of the American Legion, Post 326, Lake Placid, a member of the National Rifle Association and loved the time spent with his family, hunting and fishing and was a "jack of all trades," having the knowledge to fix anything.
Mr. Peck is survived by two sons: Clarence Peck and his wife Jennifer of Tupper Lake and Theodore O. Peck Jr. and his fiancee Carrie of Wilmington; one daughter of Lake Placid; one brother, William "Billy" Peck and his wife Carol of Wilmington; one sister, Beatrice Peck of Wilmington. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren: Josie, Josh, Jess, Jordan, Camile, Matthew, Gregory, Keith, Travis and Colton; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by three sisters: Wanita, Loretta and Theresa; two grandchildren, Clay Suzanne and Christopher Peck; and an infant sibling "Baby Peck."
There are no calling hours. A graveside service will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. The M.B. Clark Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid is in charge of arrangements.