Arthur H. Peck


Funeral services for Arthur H. Peck, 81, Lawrence will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. He passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at his home.

Arthur was born May 5, 1934 in Junction City, KS the son of Herbert Landis and Ethel (Murrison) Peck.

He served his country in the United States Air Force for four years.

He worked in sales until he retired in 2010.

He married Lillie Mae Nitsch on July 25, 1954 in Junction City, KS. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include one daughter, Kimly K. Burns; three sons, Douglas A. Peck, Timothy J Peck, Scott Allen Peck; eight grandchildren, Patrick Peck, Wendy Eller, Ashley Burns, Taylor Barrington, Tyler Peck, Teahl Peck, Mike Foster, Tori Peck; ten great grandchildren, Michelle Peck, Colby Peck, Abigal Peck, Chase Peck, John Foster, Harlan, Blake, Alyssa, Addison, Leo; and two sisters, Vivian Bruce, Junction City, KS, and Gladys Brady, Denver, CO.

The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the mortuary.

Memorials may be made in his name to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Alzheimer’s Association and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

4 Condolences

  1. Richard Nitsch on January 15, 2016 at 8:27 am

    A great uncle! I remember him playing with us as kids as he seemed to be a kid and made me feel special. I will miss Uncle Art. Good Bless!

  2. Patty (Reed) Davis on January 16, 2016 at 11:23 am

    Lillie and kids….I was so sorry to hear of Art passing away. My memories of your family and the old neighborhood will always be cherished.

  3. Barb Wettengel Babcock on January 16, 2016 at 4:48 pm

    Kim and the entire Peck family, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  4. Wayne & Sue Spellman on January 19, 2016 at 12:57 pm

    I worked with Art for many years at Scotch. He always said something to make me laugh. I really enjoyed working with Art and will always remember him. Our condolences and prayers go out to his family at this difficult time. Love and God Bless.

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