William Peck Jr.

William “Bill” N. Peck Jr., 71, of Lake Worth, Fla., formerly of Carteret County, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2019, at his home.

His service was June 3 at the Holmes family cemetery in Indian Springs.

Bill was born in Martin’s Ferry, Ohio, Sept. 24, 1947, to the late William N. Peck and Nellie Gray Holmes Peck. He graduated from Beaufort High School and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1965 to 1969. Bill served two tours in Vietnam as a medical assistant. He was very proud of his service. Bill had a great love for sports of all kinds. He especially enjoyed watching basketball and baseball. Bill will be remembered as a kind, sweet man. He enjoyed his life, loved his family, his life partner, DeDe, and his black cat, Midnight. Bill enjoyed the simple life, and that’s the life he lived.

“Bill was loved dearly by his family and will be forever in our hearts and memories.”

He is survived by his life partner of 28 years, Deborah Arden Will; brother and sister-in-law, David M. and Linda K. Peck; nieces and nephews, Melissa Ambriz, Jonathan Peck and Daniel Peck; and great-nieces and great-nephews, Hailey Burgower, Jacob Burgower, Jenna Peck and Charlotte Peck.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Cynthia Sue Peck; sister-in-law, Charlotte Hansford Peck; paternal grandparents, Monroe G. and Margaret West Peck; and maternal grandparents, John and Mittie Holmes.

Arrangements are by Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service Inc. of Goldsboro. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.

(Paid obituary)

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