Donald Ray Peck

Donald Ray Peck

Wakefield, VA

Donald Ray Peck, Sr. of Wakefield, VA passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 7, 2018. He was a retired Chief with the Wakefield Volunteer Fire Department where he served for over 20 years. Mr. Peck was a devoted member of Wakefield United Methodist Church where he served on the Board of Trustees. He was also a faithful member of the Wakefield Ruritan Club. Mr. Peck was preceded in death by his parents, George Wesley Peck and Hattie Mae Bulls Peck; a grandson, Brandon James Peddicord, and his brothers, Lee Peck, Jimmy Peck and Harvey Peck.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 60 years, Elizabeth Harrell Peck "Peggy"; children, Donald Ray Peck, Jr. and wife, Monica, Dana Leigh Peck How and husband, Alfred, David Keith Peck and wife, Paula, and Derek Sean Peck and wife, Patricia; grandchildren, Joshua Edwards and wife, Carolyn, Robert Ray Peck, Robert Burton Gay, Jr. and wife, Ashley, Tyler Rives Peck, Hunter Wesley Peck, Cameron Elijah How, Tristan Michael How, Josslyn Saylor Suhr, and Ellis Rae Peck; great-grandchildren, Corey Edwards, Jeslynn Rae Peck, and Peyton Reid Gay; sisters, Ruby Johnson, and Hattie Norine Verlander, and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home, Wakefield Chapel from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 2:00 pm in Wakefield United Methodist Church with Rev. Glenn Riggs officiating. Burial will follow in Wakefield Cemetery. Online condolences may be registered at

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R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory
11414 General Mahone Hwy
Wakefield, VA 23888
United States

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Wakefield United Methodist Church
205 W Church St
Wakefield, VA 23888
United States


Wakefield Cemetery
Main Street
Wakefield, VA 23888
United States


Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. We are very sorry for you loss.

Susan & Tommy Traylor

Prayers for the family. Ray was an exceptional man and will be greatly missed.

Lisa Johnson Keel

I am so sorry. So glad I came by last week. Rember all the good times and trips we have had.

Jessie Turner

My condolences to a beautiful family. Ray was so well loved and respected by all who knew him. So enjoyed the video. Much love all bd God bless all of you.

Rose Atkins Stalnaker

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Eugene and Debbie Gwaltney

Eugene and Debbie Gwaltney

Dear Family.

Such a sad day for many, but a joyous day for Ray as he transitions to Heaven.

Please let us know if there is anything you all need.

Phyllis & Nancy

Phyllis Clark Bryant & Nancy Clark Scott

Dear Peck Family.

I am sorry to hear of this. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Lean on each other for comfort and strength. Remember all of the good times.

Wanda & Skip Collins
Windsor Va

Skip & Wanda Scott-Collins

Sorry to learn of Ray's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and
your family through this difficult time.

Ed and Trish Mauviel

So sorry to learn that your husband passed away, Elizabeth. Our prayers for your strength, comfort and peace on the days to come. I know you have some good memories to get you through the lonely times. God bless you and your family.
Nancy and Eric Hamilton.

Nancy Hinson Hamilton

Sending thoughts and comfort to all the family. You are special people. May your memories of Ray stay within your hearts.


My sincere sympathy to the family. May you find comfort in your precious memories, and in God's promise to soon "swallow up death forever" and "wipe away the tears from all faces." (Isaiah 25:8)

Cheryl D.

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