Estil “Dewey” Peak, age 80, formerly of Warren, Pa. and Elyria, Ohio, passed away January 25, 2013 at Tara Plantation in Carthage, NC following a lengthy battle with Dementia/Alzheimer’s.

Services will be held privately at Eureka Presbyterian Church in Carthage, NC.

He was a US Army veteran of the Korean War, retired from Ford Motor Company and was a longtime member of the Moose and Eagles Lodges.

He was preceded in death by his wife Mary; sons Terry, Jerry and John Peak and Mike Morris.

He is survived by: a sister Jewel Kino; sons Joe Peak, Dewey Peak, Jr. and Scott Morris; daughters Deloris Peak, Margie Schweizer and Sue Clement; several grandchildren and greatgrandchil dren.

Condolences can be sent to: Susan Clement, 3120 NiagaraCarthage Road, Whispering Pines, NC 28327, or online at

Fry and Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage is assisting the family.